Washington Department of Health OLYMPIA — Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is working with local and federal public health partners to investigate a case of Salmonella that is likely linked to consuming contaminated Jif® brand peanut butter products. The Whitman County resident,…
Hundreds of people die every year in the United States after eating food tainted with salmonella, listeria and other dangerous pathogens. As wrenching as those deaths are, though, they are only the tip of the toll that food poisoning takes on the United States, where millions more people are sickened each year.
A dangerous salmonella strain has sickened thousands and continues to spread through the chicken industry. The USDA and companies know about it. But contaminated meat continues to be sold.
Hispanic immigrants live longer than US-born whites but the life expectancy US-born Hispanics may soon be similar to that of US-born whites. Why? Obesity.
Harmful germs found in raw milk include bacteria, parasites, and viruses, such as Campylobacter, Cryptosporidium, E. coli, Listeria, and Salmonella.
Several states 60% of adults will be obese. In states with the lowest rates, 40% of adults will be obese. About a quarter of US adults will be severely obese.
Four more cases of Salmonella illness linked to contact with backyard poultry have been reported in Washington.
Reptiles like turtles, lizards, and snakes, and amphibians like frogs can have Salmonella on their bodies, even when they are otherwise healthy and clean.
Outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to frozen, ground raw tuna from Jensen Tuna.
Eating cookie dough (made from flour known to be not part of the recall and pasteurized eggs) is something that I enjoy enough that I’m willing to put myself and my children at (a very small) risk to do.
An ongoing outbreak of salmonella poisoning linked to the Turkey means food safety at home is more critical than ever this Thanksgiving.
If you bought English cucumbers from Costco between Aug. 18 and Sept. 10 and still have them in your refrigerator, you should toss them out, officials say.
Public Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis associated with food prepared in the service deli at the Costco in Issaquah
Consumers and retailers should not to eat, serve, or sell any Honey Smacks cereal, which is linked to a Salmonella outbreak and continues to make people sick.
Four people from three separate meal parties that have reported illness after eating at Fremont Bowl from July 27-29, 2018. One of the ill people was hospitalized and has since recovered.