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Listeria: The Unwanted BBQ Guest

June 9, 2015 by


By Crystal McDade-Ngutter, Ph.D., Food Safety Education Staff, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA It’s summer time! Break out the swim suit, sunglasses, sandals and grill. Not only is summer peak season for backyard barbeques, it is also prime time for foodborne illnesses. Bacteria grow fast at warmer temperatures and can make you sick—leaving you […]

Bar-B-Que Pork Recall

April 25, 2014 by


Knockum Hill Bar-B-Que of  Herndon, Kentucky is recalling approximately 350 pounds of hickory smoked, pit cooked barbecue pork product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products are formulated with a basting sauce containing margarine formulated with soy, a known allergen that is not declared on the label of the pork products. The soy […]

Health officials: 9 Illnesses linked to local church BBQ in NC

September 17, 2013 by


According to, health officials say at least nine people have reported illnesses suspected to be salmonella after attending a recent local church barbecue that attracts about 5,000 people each year.   This year’s event was Sept. 7, and people started reporting illnesses in relation to the barbecue Tuesday, according to a Cleveland County Health […]