Tuna sushi
Import Alert for JK Fish of Vietnam After Sushi Tuna Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added JK Fish of Vietnam to its Import Alert list after frozen ground tuna from the company was linked to a Salmonella outbreak. Jensen Tuna Inc. of Houma, LA, the U.S. distributor, sent the…

CDC Map of Tuna Salmonella Outbreak
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Frozen Tuna Used in Restaurant Sushi

Frozen tuna used in restaurant sushi has been linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 13 people in seven states. Two people have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is the third…

Cut Melons
Another Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Caito Foods Pre-Cut Melon

For the second time in the last 12 months, pre-cut melon produced by Caito Foods has been linked to a Salmonella outbreak. Pritzker Hageman Salmonella lawyers filed the first lawsuit against Caito in the 2018 outbreak on behalf of an Ohio woman. She…

Tahini Salmonella Outbreak
Tahini Salmonella Outbreak Over, But Recalled Products Still Pose Risk

The Salmonella outbreak linked to imported tahini products has ended. But because these products have a long shelf-life, the risk of illness has not, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in its final report. Achdut Ltd., located in…

Salmonella dog food
When Raw Dog Food Makes the Whole Family Sick

Raw pet food can contain E. coli, Listeria and Salmonella bacteria that can sicken pets and spread contamination causing illness in their people. Recent recall and outbreaks highlight these dangers. For example, on April 4, Thogersen Family Farm of Stanwood, WA issued…

Raw Milk
Pot ‘O Gold Dairy Raw Milk Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 9 in PA

A Salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk produced by Pot ‘O Gold Dairy in Bear Lake, Pennsylvania has sickened nine people, according to state health an agriculture officials. Consumers who have purchased raw milk from the dairy since September 10,…

Salmonella
Salmonella Food Poisoning Could Permanently Damage DNA

Research at Cornell University, published in the journal mBio by the American Society of Microbiology, has found that Salmonella food poisoning by certain serotypes may permanently damage your  cellular DNA. Rachel Miller, a doctoral candidate in food science at Cornell, along…

Salmonella
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cucumbers, an In-Depth Look

To find outbreaks, health officials monitor PulseNet, a national laboratory network that stores DNA fingerprinting data from people sickened by foodborne pathogens like E. coli, Listeria and Salmonella. When 2 or more unrelated people have been sickened by pathogens with matching DNA fingerprints,…