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SD salmonella outbreak associated with baby chicks

April 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Three cases have been reported in the southeastern part of the state and one in the southwest.
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One person in Minn. linked to multistate outbreak of salmonella in peanut butter

September 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

One person in Minnesota is part of an ongoing multistate outbreak of salmonella Bredeney infections associated with Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter made with sea salt, state health officials said Tuesday. Continue Reading

ISU lab: Iowa egg company warned of salmonella in hens

June 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) An Iowa State University scientist found evidence that sick hens at farms owned by an Iowa egg producer were “almost certainly” laying eggs contaminated with salmonella months before one of the nation’s largest outbreaks of food-borne illness came to light, newly released records show. Continue Reading

After outbreak, egg mogul is leaving the industry

November 21, 2011 in The Daily Republic

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) A businessman who built one of the nation’s largest egg production operations is getting out of the industry after its farms were found responsible for a nationwide salmonella outbreak. Continue Reading

Smucker recall of chunky peanut butter includes N.D., Minnesota

November 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

J.M. Smucker Co. is recalling some 16-ounce jars of its Smucker’s Natural Peanut Butter Chunky sold in several states because of possible salmonella contamination.
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Owatonna farm’s organic eggs linked to 6 Twin Cities salmonella cases

October 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Six people in the Twin Cities have been sickened with salmonella linked to organic eggs from an Owatonna, Minn., farm that sells to Lunds, Byerlys, Kowalski’s and other markets and co-ops across the metro area. Continue Reading

UPDATE: 6 Twin Cities area salmonella illnesses linked to Minnesota organic eggs

October 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it’s traced the contaminated eggs to the Larry Schultz Organic Farm in Owatonna, where tests confirmed the presence of salmonella. Farm owners are cooperating with the investigation and have issued a voluntary recall of the eggs. Continue Reading

6 Twin Cities area salmonella illnesses linked to Minnesota organic eggs

October 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it’s traced the contaminated eggs to the Larry Schultz Organic Farm in Owatonna, where tests confirmed the presence of salmonella. Farm owners are cooperating with the investigation and have issued a voluntary recall of the eggs. Continue Reading

COMMENTARY: Food recalls sign that system works, if not perfect

October 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“Some will say these tragedies confirm all that is wrong with how food is grown, distributed and sold in the U.S. and much of the developed world,” Minneapolis columnist Eric Wieffering writes. “I’d argue the opposite: that the recalls prove that the U.S. food safety system works far better than most people give it credit for.” Continue Reading

36 million lbs. of turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak

August 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Recall one of largest ever involving meatThe Agriculture Department and the Minnesota-based company announced Wednesday evening that Cargill is recalling fresh and frozen ground turkey products produced at the company’s Springdale, Ark., plant from Feb. 20 through Aug. 2 due to possible contamination from the strain of salmonella linked to 76 illnesses and the one death. Continue Reading