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10 Foods to Avoid While FDA Inspections Are Shut Down – US Food Safety’s Take

October 12, 2013 by


There are ten foods to avoid while the FDA is shutdown according to   US Food Safety is publishing the list and links to our blogs about the foods and outbreaks we have reported. Number 10:  Berries (25 outbreaks, 3,397 reported illnesses) Though Hepatitis A was responsible for a nationwide outbreak in 1997, 80 percent […]

61 people with hepatitis A from frozen berry and pomegranate mix, COSTCO gives FREE Hep A shots

June 7, 2013 by


According to the CDC, as of June 5, 2013, 61 people with acute hepatitis A infections that may be linked with consumption of a contaminated product have been reported by seven states: Arizona, California Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah . These numbers are expected to change as the investigation continues. Based on epidemiologic […]