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By Jory D. Lange, Jr. The CDC closed several buildings it leases in Atlanta after finding legionella bacteria in the plumbing. “During the recent closures at our leased space in Atlanta, working...

By Jory D. Lange, Jr. CDC reports 640 sick with Salmonella, 85 hospitalized, 43 states affected.  Salmonella illness onset dates range from June 19 to July 24.  Because it can take 2 to 4 weeks for new...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe As of today, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced 239 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport illness linked to this Salmonella outbreak in the following...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe Austin Public Health (APH) announced it was investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora, an intestinal illness caused by a parasite, after at least 82 cases have been...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe On August 1, Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California announced its recall of several onion varieties: Red, Yellow, White, and Sweet Yellow Onions shipped...

By Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe The CDC warns Americans about Thompson International onions.  The warning applies to red onions, white onions, yellow onions, and sweet onion varieties from Thompson...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe The US and Canadian Salmonella outbreak now has a source: red onions. Within a day of the announcement that red onions were the culprit, Sysco issued a recall. According...

By Jory Lange Red Onions are at the root of a Salmonella outbreak that has 212 in the United States and sickened 114 in Canada.  47 people have been hospitalized in the US and Canada.  According to the...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe The Public Health Agency of Canada announced this week that it also has cases in the mystery outbreak of Salmonella cases in the US. There are 59 confirmed cases...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe As of today, 212 people infected Salmonella Newport have been reported from 23 states. The source of the outbreak still remains a mystery. The CDC confirmed the...