Tag Archives: Salmonella

Salmonella found to be resistant to different classes of antibiotics

Brazil’s Ministry of Health received reports of 11,524 outbreaks of foodborne diseases between 2000 and 2015, with 219,909 individuals falling sick and 167 dying from the diseases in question. Bacteria caused most outbreaks of such illnesses, including diarrhea and gastroenteritis. The most frequent were Salmonella spp., with 31,700 cases diagnosed in the period (14.4% of… Read More »

Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Has Sickened 164: How This May Affect Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving turkey is often accompanied by things such as vegetables, pie, cranberry sauce, and gravy. How can you make sure that it isn’t accompanied by Salmonella? (Photo: Getty Images) Quick quiz: which of the following 8 active Salmonella outbreaks listed on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website do you think will… Read More »

Pepperidge Farm Recalls 4 Different Kinds of Goldfish Crackers Due to Salmonella Risk

Goldfish Cracker lovers might have to take a break from the snack due to fears that an ingredient could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella. The maker of the small, gold crackers, Pepperidge Farm, announced on Monday that they were recalling four different flavors of their product. In a statement released by the company on their website,… Read More »