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Tag: salmonella

Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Hundreds: CDC Scrambles, USDA Scowls

A salmonella outbreak linked to California’s Foster Farms chicken products has sickened at least 278 people in 18 states — some of the strains involved resist antibiotic treatment. Formerly furloughed government ‘regulators’ scramble frantically to catch up with the foodborne debacle. Disease purveyors urge you to cook the poop in your chicken so it can’t make you sick. The ongoing salmonella outbreak begs the question: is this really the best we can do?

Five Grossest Items in Your Kitchen

Wondering what the grossest items in your kitchen are? No? I don’t blame you. It’s not something I like to think about, either. Fortunately, there are professionals who concern themselves with gross stuff and they’re willing to tell us about it.

Got the Flu? 2 Reasons to Put Down That Chicken Soup!

If your mom was like mine, she gave you the same home remedies when you came down with a cold or the flu: a warm blanket and a bowl of chicken soup. Mom is usually right, of course, but you might want to think twice about that chicken soup when you’re choosing flu-fighting foods.

Second Cargill Ground Turkey Recall

Yesterday morning, Cargill recalled 185,000 pounds of ground turkey. The ground turkey was processed at the same plant that had 36 million pounds of ground turkey recalled in early August. Despite how that sounds at first, this is an example of how the food industry should work.