News tagged with foodborne illnesses

Recipe for safe food: Clean, cook, chill, separate

(AP) -- Clean. Cook. Chill. Separate. That's the message of a new U.S. government campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling in the wake of a European E. coli outbreak that has killed almost 50 people.

Jun 28, 2011
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Local, organic foods not always safer

(AP) -- Shoppers nervous about foodborne illnesses may turn to foods produced at smaller farms or labeled "local," "organic" or "natural" in the hopes that such products are safer. But a small outbreak of salmonella in organic ...

Oct 26, 2011
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Expert examines main points of new food safety measure

( -- Congress just passed the first major food safety measure in the United States in more than 60 years. Given the recent and frequent deadly foodborne illness outbreaks, this is welcome news to many Americans. ...

Dec 23, 2010
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