Posts Tagged ‘Salmonella’

This Is Why Menus Have Raw Or Undercooked Food Warnings

Here's a little more info about that reported salmonella outbreak that has sickened some 90 people across 19 states and right here in D.C. A spokesperson for the D.C. Department of Health confirms at least two cases of salmonella poisoning in the District. Exactly what caused the salmonellosis is unclear and no other details are [...]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Skip The Spicy Tuna Edition

Spicy tuna rolls are "highly suspect" in salmonella outbreak affecting 19 states and D.C. [WTOP] Pizzaro has quietly opened in Shaw. [Prince of Petworth] More details on the new Maple, now open in Columbia Heights [Dining Bisnow] Here's a reason to visit America Eats Tavern [Don Rockwell] D.C.'s 2nd Annual American Lamb Jam is May [...]

Did WaPo Salmonella Report Incite an Organic Chicken Scare at Local Farmers Markets?

The blog Greater Greater Washington is blaming a recent article in the Washington Post for scaring customers of local farmers markets about the safety of organic chickens and prompting some vendors to stop selling the poultry. The report, written by journalism students at the University of Maryland and reprinted by the Post, found pathogens on [...]

Go Inside an Egg Processing Plant

So many checks and controls, and yet so many problems.

Breaking News: CDC Investigating Salmonella Outbreak in 42 States

CNN is reporting that the "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with public health officials in 42 states to determine the cause of an outbreak of a particular type of salmonella called Typhimurium." At least 388 people have been infected and 69 hospitalized since the outbreak in early September. Reports CNN:

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