Raw Turkey Sickens Hundreds

Four cases in Alabama

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports hundreds of people have been made sick by contamination from raw turkey.   In all 216 people have been sickened in 38 states. From the CDC:   Since the last update on November 8, 2018, 52 ill people from 26 states and the District of Columbia have been added to this investigation….

38 Sick From Tainted Eggs Linked to Alabama Farm

The government says 38 people in seven states have gotten sick from eggs produced by an Alabama poultry farm. The Food and Drug Administration says the illnesses are linked to salmonella-tainted eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms, which is north of Birmingham in Cullman. The agency issued a recall notice last month, and it provided an update Tuesday. The FDA says…

CDC: Backyard Chickens Danger

Alabama among the states with cases reported.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is out with a report on the transmission of salmonella from live chickens raised by individuals. There have been nine cases in Alabama, hundreds across the country.     You’ll find advice about avoiding illness on the CDC website HERE. Categories: News, Statewide Tags: backyard chickens, CDC, health danger, Salmonella

Salmonella Threat Leads to National Recall of Pistachios

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Pistachios sold under the brands of Wonderful, Paramount Farms and Trader Joe’s are being recalled nationwide because they may be contaminated with salmonella. Health officials in nine states are investigating 11 cases of salmonella linked to pistachios from Wonderful Pistachios of Lost Hills, California. The nuts are sold nationwide and in Canada. The recalled pistachios can…