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.
Thu., February 28, 2013 1:53pm
Four people charged in connection with a 2009 salmonella outbreak that killed nine and sickened hundreds have pleaded not guilty to all charges in federal court in south Georgia.
Thu., February 21, 2013 2:51pm
A federal grand jury has indicted four people in a 2009 salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut processing plant. The indictment unsealed Wednesday in federal court in Georgia charges four employees with Virginia-based Peanut Corp. of America.
Thu., April 5, 2012 12:10pm
Four people in Georgia have been sickened by an outbreak of salmonella which is suspected of causing illnesses in 19 states. WSB Radio reported the Georgia illnesses, which are part of a growing outbreak which has sickened 90 people across the nation.
Mon., September 12, 2011 11:11am
Cargill Inc. announced a second recall of ground turkey products Sunday after a test showed salmonella in a sample from the same Arkansas plant tied to a recall issued last month.
Thu., August 4, 2011 1:59pm
Officials are making sure food warehouses and groceries across the state are pulling recalled turkey meat that’s been linked to a salmonella outbreak. It's sickened dozens of people nationwide including one Georgian.
Thu., August 26, 2010 2:52pm
A federal judge is recommending approval of a $12 million settlement for those sickened or killed in last year's salmonella outbreak tied to a Virginia-based peanut processor. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Urbanski issued his recommendation late Wednesday to pay more than 120 personal injury claims related to the outbreak. The settlement must now be approved by a bankruptcy court judge.
Tue., March 9, 2010 1:52pm
Approved by the Georgia House Tuesday—a bill to toughen food safety legisla