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FDA: Red onions linked to salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 400 in 31 states, including North Carolina

Red onions from a California supplier may have caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 400 people in 31 states. No deaths were reported.

Salmonella outbreak in 48 states blamed on backyard poultry

Backyard poultry is being blamed for an outbreak of salmonella that has spread to 48 states, including North Carolina.

Popular BBQ restaurant closed due to Salmonella outbreak

Health officials say a barbeque restaurant in North Carolina may have sickened about a dozen people with salmonella.

More than 6,000 pounds of frozen meat recalled

More than 6,400 pounds of a Walmart brand's frozen meat have been recalled for possible salmonella contamination.

CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella

A deadly strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 250 people may not respond to the antibiotics commonly prescribed to treat the food borne infection, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats affecting Carolinas

An outbreak of salmonella infections linked to pig ears purchased as dog treats has expanded to 27 states, with 93 people stricken, including 20 hospitalizations, according to federal health officials. 

Reptile invasion: Florida agency encourages killing iguanas

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release says people should exterminate the large green lizards on their properties as well as on 22 public land areas across South Florida. It doesn't say just how civilians should try to kill them.

File-cut melon recalled over possible salmonella

Pre-cut melon sold at Whole Foods, Kroger, Target, Walmart, Trader Joe's and other stores has been voluntarily recalled due to the possibility of salmonella contamination.

Butterball recalls 39 tons of turkey for possible salmonella contamination

Butterball, perhaps the nation's best-known turkey brand, is recalling 39 tons of turkey because it might be tainted with salmonella.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.