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Fargo jail inmates get sick after evening meal; SD firm supplies food

November 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Health officials are investigating whether food poisoning caused more than 150 inmates at the Cass County Jail to get sick.

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Consumers looking for answers on ground turkey

August 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Once again, American families are wondering whether to eat a normally reliable, healthy food. This time it’s ground turkey. It’s been implicated in the latest food poisoning outbreak, one that has killed one person, in California, and sickened at least 76 others, including children. Why hasn’t the government ordered a recall? It doesn’t know the source of the salmonella that’s causing the illness. Continue Reading

Under pressure, Idaho producer recalls sprouts

July 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

An Idaho sprout producer has recalled its alfalfa and spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 21 cases of salmonella poisoning. Continue Reading

Death toll in European E. coli outbreak hits 17

June 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

European health officials tracking one of the worst E. coli outbreaks on record might never know where it came from. It’s a sad fact of life in food poisoning cases: There often is no smoking gun. Continue Reading

Europeans trade blame over E. coli outbreak that has killed 14 people

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Europeans traded blame Monday over the source of a mysterious bacterial outbreak that has killed 14 people and sickened hundreds across the continent and forced Russia to ban imports of some fresh vegetables from Spain and Germany out of fear they could be contaminated. Continue Reading