Salmonella Alert Issued for Frozen Chicken Products

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) division of the USDA has issued a public health alert for frozen raw, breaded, pre-browned, and stuffed chicken products.  These items may be labeled “chicken cordon bleu”, chicken with “broccoli and cheese”,...

Onion Salmonella Recall Linked to Contaminated Water

The US Food and Drug Administration has released it’s report on the largest Salmonella outbreak in over a decade that led to the recall of thousands of pounds of onions in 2020.  The report states: “Our investigation found the outbreak to be linked to whole red...

Sandwiches Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

Update: March 23, 2021 MG Foods is expanding its recall of sandwiches for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  They have added three turkey wraps sold under the Fresh To You and MG Foods brands in vending machines and markets.  The original recall also...

Hedgehogs and Salmonella

Do you have a hedgehog for a pet?  While they are certainly adorable, they do come with their own unique set of care issues.  Among those is an increased risk for Salmonella contamination.   Hedgehogs can carry Salmonella bacteria in their droppings even when they...