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Nearly 800 bags of salad recalled after salmonella scare

Just under 800 bags of salad were recalled after it was thought that they may have been contaminated with salmonella. The recalled products, Dole Food Co.’s Seven Lettuces, were distributed in multiple states across the nation including Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Michigan, Wisconsin and New York. The recall was… Read More

Study: Organic brown rice syrup may have higher levels of arsenic

While many manufacturers opted for a healthier sweetener and began to use organic brown rice syrup, researchers at Dartmouth College decided to a do a study to determine whether the increased consumption of the product was having an effect on people. The study showed that the organic brown rice syrup, as well as products that… Read More

Illinois company announces salmon recall

An Illinois-based company has announced the voluntary recall of salmon due to Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products are packets of sliced salmon with the recall date of Dec. 15, 2011. The purchase got onto the market on July 25 and was sold in Publix, Mejier, Winn-Dixie and Safeway stores in Alabama, Georgia, Colorado, Oregon, Pennsylvania,… Read More

National salmonella outbreak may be linked to ground turkey

A national outbreak of Salmonella has caused 77 cases in 26 different states and one person has died as a result of it. The outbreak has been linked to ground turkey, but no recall has been made because the exact source has not been determined. In Illinois, there have been seven reported cases, the first… Read More