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Missouri May be First State to get Serious About the Definition of Meat

May 23, 2018 by


by Erica Hunzinger Missouri is at the vanguard of defining what meat is, thanks to legislation awaiting the governor’s signature. It’s an essential, perhaps even existential, question sparked by the growth of plant-based proteins, meat substitutes and lab-grown products. And it’s a topic that, while first passed at the state level on May 17, is […]

Five cases of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli Cases in Central Missouri

April 6, 2012 by


The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is investigating an increase in cases of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in Central Missouri during late March and early April, 2012. Five cases of E. coli O157:H7 have been identified during this time period. Two of the cases, a two-year old child and a seventeen-month old […]

Suspected Foodborne Illness Strikes 14 in Metro St. Louis, MO Area

October 27, 2011 by


Yesterday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been notified of a suspected food borne illness in the St. Louis metro area. In the past 24 hours, St. Louis County Health Department has had 14 reports of food borne illness. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is assisting local health officials […]

Tom’s Barbecue Potato Chips – 28,087 cases recalled

April 1, 2010 by


  1 oz UPC 021900060406 Code: May 14 2010, May 21 2010, May 28 2010, Jun 4 2010, Jun 11, 2010, Jun 18 2010, Jun 25 2010, Jul 2 2010, Jul 9 2010, and Jul 16 2010 2.25 oz UPC 021900011477 Code: May 14 2010, May 21 2010, May 28 2010, Jun 4 2010, Jun […]

Multi-state Romaine lettuce recall: possible Salmonella

July 22, 2009 by


July 21, 2009 Tanimura & Antle, Inc. of Salinas, Calif. is voluntarily recalling one lot of romaine lettuce because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported to date, and the company is working with FDA to inform consumers of this recall. Salmonella is an organism which can cause […]

Recalled Missouri Sausage Located

December 30, 2008 by


US Food has to report this. It confirms what the LA Times reported today . The FDA needs help and will be “backburnered” because the money is going elsewhere. This recall, however, came from the USDA ( United States Department of Agriculture), and effected one manufacturer that produced 750 pounds of contaminated sausage and […]