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May 17, 2013
Minnesota health officials investigate salmonella cases linked to tahini
Two Minnesota infants have been sickened with salmonellosis linked to eating Krinos brand tahini sesame paste that has been recalled by the manufacturer, the Minnesota Department of Health announced today. State health and agriculture officials said consumers should not eat Krinos...
news / state
May 17, 2013 - 12:43pm
April 23, 2013
3 Salmonella cases linked to ducklings; Minn. health officials urge precautions
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Department of Health investigators have linked three cases of salmonellosis to ducklings purchased from the Tractor Supply Company store in Inver Grove Heights. The three cases are associated with a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella-related illness being investigated...
news / local
April 23, 2013 - 2:55pm
September 25, 2012
One person in Minn. linked to multistate outbreak of salmonella in peanut butter
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. The Minnesota resident reported eating Trader Joe's Valencia...
September 25, 2012 - 3:37pm
August 18, 2012
Three salmonella cases in Minnesota linked to multistate outbreak due to cantaloupe
ST. PAUL -- At least three people in Minnesota have become sick because of a multistate outbreak of salmonella associated with cantaloupe from southwestern Indiana, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Health. Two cantaloupes collected by the Kentucky Department...
news / local / region / state
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2010
FDA commissioner says agency needs more authority
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Monday her agency is taking the massive egg recall "very, very seriously," but needs more enforcement powers. Appearing on morning news shows, Margaret Hamburg urged passage of legislation pending in Congress that...
news / nation
August 23, 2010 - 8:35am
August 16, 2010
7 Minnesotans sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to eggs
Illnesses in at least seven people in Minnesota are connected with a multi-state recall of eggs from an Iowa producer due to contamination with salmonella, state health officials said today. The salmonella enteriditis cases were identified in two restaurant outbreaks in May and July,...
August 16, 2010 - 5:19pm
February 23, 2009
Minnesota food detectives solve peanut butter case
ST. PAUL -- Nine dead, three in Minnesota, with 654 sick in 44 states. It almost sounds like terrorists spreading a deadly disease.
news / state
February 23, 2009 - 12:00am
February 17, 2009
Sons of salmonella victims fight for safer food
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Almer wants his mother's death to mean something. Shirley Almer of Perham died Dec. 21 from salmonella poisoning blamed on...
state / news
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Food inspectors on the hunt for tainted peanut butter products
ST. PAUL -- Food inspectors are fanning out across Minnesota this week to make sure potentially tainted peanut butter products are no longer for sale. The list of products that could be infected with possibly deadly salmonella bacteria tops 800, leading to what some say is the biggest...
news / state
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Read more about the salmonella outbreak on our Health Beat blog
As the current outbreak of salmonella demonstrates, hundreds of Americans are sickened each year by food-borne illnesses. How can you reduce the risk in your own household? Read about it on HealthBeat, our health news blog.
news / local
January 9, 2009 - 10:00am