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Salmonella

If you’ve decided to join the thousands of American enjoying fresh eggs from a backyard chicken flock, you’re probably getting some nutritional benefit from the free roaming hens. Unfortunately, you need to make sure you’re not also getting Salmonella! 21 states have reported cases of Salmonella caught from pet chickens and purchased from stores, websites, […]

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No one source of Salmonella has been found since the start of raw turkey being recalled at the end of 2017, and new cases are still being reported despite recalls and other actions. Here’s what you need to know and how to stay safe from Salmonella. No turkey is safe. All across the nation, most […]

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The CDC is reminding holiday bakers that it’s gotten doubly dangerous to sneak a taste of raw cookie dough, cake batter, and other uncooked foods. While eggs have been a known risk for food poisoning for decades, in the last few years recalls have put flour into that category as well. If you want to […]

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Avoid a Salmonella Turkey

November 9, 2018

A rare strain of Salmonella is affecting turkeys and turkey products throughout the country. This particular salmonella outbreak has been ongoing for about a year, so expect that it could pop up in any turkey, anywhere. Here’s how to stay healthy this holiday and avoid Salmonella food poisoning while enjoying your turkey. First, beware pre-prepped […]

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Food recalls are getting serious, with antibiotic resistant strains doing more damage, and warmer weather giving bacteria a longer season in which to grow and contaminate food. While ready to eat food (from pre-cut vegetables to frozen meals) is the biggest risk, that’s not all consumers are being warned about. This Halloween, chicken lovers are […]

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