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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.
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.
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.
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, perhaps the nation's best-known turkey brand, is recalling 39 tons of turkey because it might be tainted with salmonella.
A company has recalled thousands of cases of Pillsbury flour because it could be contaminated with salmonella.
An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.
Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues.
Food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices amid a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey, with Thanksgiving approaching.