Food Safety Infosheets

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Food safety at festivals and fairs

Inspectors ensure food safety for fair patrons in Wisconsin.
2007 Taste of Chicago outbreak: Despite the focus on vendors by sanitarians, outbreaks linked to festivals still happen.
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Friday, July 18, 2008

E. coli O157 outbreak linked to Barbecue Pit restaurant in Moultrie, Georgia

Inspectors believe the restaurant bought contaminated beef from a Nebraska distributor, which also supplied beef linked to an E. coli outbreak in Michigan and Ohio.
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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

CDC links jalapeno peppers to Salmonella outbreak

-The outbreak is still classified as ongoing with 20-30 news cases coming in each day.
-Over 1000 ill, including 203 hospitalized, with Salmonella infections.
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Thursday, July 03, 2008

Foodborne illness prompts fine at golf course

44 illnesses Niagara Frontier Country Club; local board of health believes outbreak was linked to staff illnesses.
2 chefs and 2 other staff were reported as being ill while preparing and serving meals.
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