Mon., April 29, 2013 5:20am
The federal Food and Drug Administration has put Georgia’s cantaloupe growers on notice that inspectors will be checking out packing operations when they begin in a few weeks. The agency is concerned about recent outbreaks of listeria and salmonella in the melons. So inspectors will visit a sample of facilities looking for any unsanitary conditions.
Wed., December 5, 2012 1:00pm
A University of Georgia food scientist has been awarded a federal grant worth nearly half a million dollars. Poultry, eggs, raw sprouts and unpasteurized juices are common sources of salmonella. Cooking and pasteurization kill the bacteria in those foods but not in dry and ready-to-eat foods.
Mon., April 30, 2012 4:09pm
USDA is developing faster Salmonella test. Goal is to find out sooner where strain originates. Athens lab doing the work.
Wed., July 27, 2011 10:57am
Eight Georgians are recovering from salmonella poisoning after eating tainted papayas.
Mon., April 4, 2011 10:42am
Jennie-O Turkey Store is recalling nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burgers that it says were sold at Sam's Club Stores in California and across the nation.
Tue., May 25, 2010 7:50am
Alfalfa Sprouts have been recalled in over a dozen states, including Georgi
Tue., May 11, 2010 3:57pm
Chicken processors need to reduce salmonella as well as a second bacteria n
Tue., February 2, 2010 9:56am
Dozens of victims of last year's nationwide salmonella outbreak will split