Keep Food Poisoning at Bay This Holiday Season

Keep Food Poisoning at Bay This Holiday Season

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A happy holiday can go sour quickly when food poisoning joins the party. Experts from Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control Center offer some tips on safely thawing, preparing and storing food, as well as avoiding issues with alcohol and drugs. “Forgetting about food … Read more

More Cases in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Wendy’s Restaurant Lettuce

More Cases in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Wendy’s Restaurant Lettuce

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A total of 97 people across six states have now been made ill by E. coli, in an outbreak possibly tied to contaminated lettuce used in sandwiches sold at Wendy’s restaurants. “Since the last update on August 25, 2022, 13 more illnesses … Read more

Wendy’s E. coli outbreak spreads to New York

Wendy’s E. coli outbreak spreads to New York

ALBANY, NY (WTEN) — Food poisoning incidents, thought to be caused by bad lettuce at Wendy’s restaurants, have spread to both New York and Kentucky, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The new cases raised the number of states where diners have fallen ill to six. According to the CDC, as of … Read more

More Sick From E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Wendy’s Restaurant Lettuce

More Cases in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Wendy’s Restaurant Lettuce

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) – – A total of 84 people across four states have now been made ill by E. coli, in an outbreak possibly tied to contaminated lettuce used in sandwiches sold at Wendy’s restaurants. “Since the last update on August 19, 2022, 47 more … Read more

Leftover Food Dangers and How to Avoid Them

Leftover Food Dangers and How to Avoid Them

In early 2022, news outlets nationwide picked up the story of a college student in Massachusetts who had to get his legs and fingers amputated after alleged food poisoning from leftover lo mein noodles. It turned out that the illness was actually caused by a meningococcal blood infection and had nothing to do with spoiled … Read more

Deadly Listeria Outbreak Linked to Ice Cream

Deadly Listeria Outbreak Linked to Ice Cream

By Cara Murez and Robin Foster HealthDay ReportersHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked a recent Listeria outbreak to ice cream made by Florida-based Big Olaf Creamery. One person has died in the outbreak involving 10 states, while 22 have been hospitalized. The … Read more

US System Leaves Consumers Vulnerable

US System Leaves Consumers Vulnerable

May 26, 2022 – When it comes to finding out about food recalls from a local grocery store, it might be worth shopping around. Some stores, like Eagle Foods and Costco, take decisive action when a food manufacturer or the FDA issues a safety alert. They text or robocall their loyalty card customers so they … Read more

3 Deaths Have Been Linked To Listeria Outbreaks Affecting Dole & Fresh Express Packaged Salads – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

3 Deaths Have Been Linked To Listeria Outbreaks Affecting Dole & Fresh Express Packaged Salads – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The CDC says 27 people are sick, 23 are hospitalized, and three are dead across several states due to two listeria outbreaks linked to prepackaged salads. Back in December, Dole recalled products with “best if used by” dates from November 30, 2021 through January 9, 2022. Dole said the products were … Read more