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  1. nothing is safe
    Please Throw Away Your OnionsThe humble staple ingredient has been linked to a massive salmonella outbreak.
  2. food safety
    What to Know About the Salmonella Outbreak Affecting TurkeyJust in time for Thanksgiving.
  3. outbreaks
    Kosher Chicken Connected to Salmonella OutbreakPoultry from Empire Kosher has sickened 16 people and killed one in New York, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
  4. recalls
    What You Need to Know About the Massive Egg RecallIt’s the largest egg recall since 2010, and 35 people have now gotten sick.
  5. recalls
    A Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Is Plaguing Mexican PapayasThe CDC warns that there are 200 sick people in 23 states, and there’s been one death.
  6. health concerns
    CDC Warns Don’t ‘Snuggle’ Poultry Unless You Want SalmonellaMore than 370 people in 47 states didn’t listen, and now they have salmonella.
  7. Recalls
    More Whole Foods Products Recalled Over Food-Safety FearsMacadamia nuts and a pesto pasta salad are the latest items.
  8. Lawsuits
    Judge Orders Restaurant to Pay $11 Million After Giving a Customer FoodThe man remains cane-ridden and still “cannot eat or drink water without vomiting.”
  9. Food Safety
    Peanut Exec Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Salmonella OutbreakStewart Parnell has received what is believed to be the harshest sentence ever given for a case related to food-borne illness.
  10. Health Concerns
    The Cause of Chipotle’s Latest Salmonella Outbreak: Tainted TomatoesYuck.
  11. Recalls
    Cucumbers Are the Cause of the Latest Deadly Salmonella Outbreak [Updated]At least 285 people have gotten sick so far, and one has died.
  12. Food Safety
    Peanut Executive Behind One of America’s Worst Salmonella Outbreaks CouldThe “unprecedented” sentence could serve as a wakeup call to the food industry.
  13. Food Safety
    A New Spray Could Save Everyone From Tainted CropsThis DNA “barcode” for the produce aisle can tell researchers where, exactly, any given vegetable came from.
  14. Food Safety
    Salmonella-Tainted Chia Seeds Sicken Dozens of People Across North AmericaPut down the chia seed pudding.
  15. Chunky
    Costco Sends $2.6 Million Worth of Peanut Butter to LandfillIt’s definitely not peanut-butter-jelly time.
  16. White Slime
    Tyson Foods Recalls 33,000 Pounds of Chicken Connected to Salmonella OutbreakWhat’s the vegetarian option again?
  17. Lurking in Your Cabinet
    Gross Things Lurk in Your Spice CabinetSalmonella and rat hairs and bugs, oh yuck!
  18. Chills
    Are Food-Poisoning Complaints Up in the Age of Letter Grades?Salmonella is down, but 311 has been ringing off the hook.
  19. Food Safety
    Your Salad May Be Making You SickLettuce and leafy vegetables cause the majority of food-borne illnesses.
  20. Safety First
    FDA Releases Two Major Food-Safety RulesFruit and vegetable producers are required to pay more attention to what’s happening in the field.
  21. Health Concerns
    Peanut Farmers Peeved Over Peanut Butter Plant ClosingIt’s a bumper crop in New Mexico, but the farmers can’t take advantage.
  22. Health Concerns
    Delinquent Peanuts Expelled From California School SystemState institutions are being prompted to destroy tens of thousands of cases of the stuff.
  23. Loco For Locavores
    Backyard Chickens and Farming Blamed for Sickening Hundreds With SalmonellaThe CDC has identified mail-order hatcheries as a major source for the bacterial illness.
  24. Health Concerns
    Meat Substitutes: Tempeh-Based Salmonella Sickens 80Turns out tempeh was responsible for sickening more than 80 people.
  25. Food Safety
    Deadliest Catch: 59,000 Pounds of Tuna Recalled After Salmonella OutbreakGround tuna lends itself to salmonella poisoning.
  26. Mediavore
    Competitive Eating Champ Kobayashi Sets Wing Bowl Record; Fancy Cocktail Ice IsPlus: Experts say beer is better match for cheese than wine; and an investigation is under way to tie Taco Bell to a salmonella outbreak in Oklahoma, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Filene’s Basement Site Will Get Restaurants; High-End Ice Hurts Polar BearsPlus Taco Bell and salmonella, and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  28. Mediavore
    Michelle Obama Visits Inglewood; Should Sugar Be Regulated?The First Lady was in town to support the opening of a Northgate Gonzalez Market location.
  29. Mediavore
    Captain Kirk Boldly Deep-Fries a Turkey; Cambodia Fries Up TarantulasWilliam Shatner plays it safe as a chef for a new All State spot.
  30. Mediavore
    Pepsi Will Continue Running Ads During Penn State Games; State Farm Enlists WillPlus: IHOP tests self-serve express shops; and even Ming Tsai botches dinner from time to time, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    Storm-Ravaged Chinese Takeout Looted During Irene; Iowa Egg Farmers Aren’tPlus: Manayunk restaurants contend with flooding; and Atlantic City’s casinos reopen after closing for the hurricane, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Mediavore
    Chemical Leak at a Glassboro Cocoa Plant Prompts Evacuations; Nothing Says LovePlus: Antioxidant-rich spices counter the effects of high-fat foods; and despite the FDA’s passing of new food-safety laws, salmonella outbreaks are still frequent, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Health Concerns
    Food Safety Appears to Be the First Casualty of the Debt DealThe debt deal reached last week will limit the FDA’s enforcement and inspection abilities.
  34. Mediavore
    Salmonella Scare Strikes Philly Area; China Shuts Down 5,000 Businesses In aPlus: London’s Indian restaurant Tamarind wants to do for Indian food what P.F. Chang’s did for Chinese; and Kenya considers camel milk as a solution for food shortages, all in our morning news roundup.
  35. Mediavore
    Developers Plan to Turn the Legendary Blue Horizon Into a Hotel and Restaurant;Plus: Restaurateurs discover the importance of music; and a deadly salmonella outbreak spurs a recall of 36 million pounds of ground turkey, all in our morning news roundup.
  36. Health Concerns
    That Papaya-Related Salmonella Outbreak Includes New York CasesThe papayas were grown in Mexico and distributed by a Texas-based company.
  37. Health Concerns
    Uh-oh: Cuddly Chickens Responsible for Salmonella InfectionsHandling adorable baby chickens and ducklings has made 49 people in sixteen states sick since February.
  38. Mediavore
    Salmonella Scare Prompts Tomato Recall in PA and NJ; As Food Prices Rise, So DoPlus: Tilapia isn’t all it’s cracked up to be; and eating more hot red peppers may help with weight loss efforts, all in our morning news roundup.
  39. Mediavore
    R.I. Bakery Suspected of Slinging Tainted Pastry; Dunkin’ Donuts Branches IntoPlus, the FDA launches a food-recall website and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  40. Mediavore
    Eating Grilled Bat; Encino Restaurants Awash in ‘A’ RatingsThe winged marsupials might just be “the single worst thing” one man has ever eaten.
  41. Mediavore
    Charlie Sheen Is Just Chill’s Dream Shill; Frat Bros. Go GourmetA relaxation soda thinks Charlie Sheen could use a belt of their good stuff.
  42. Mediavore
    Ludo Lefebvre Considers a Stand at LAX; Big Wang’s Owner Is T.V.’s Biggest JerkLAX’s Terminal Four may get Ludo Vite, a take on the French chef’s food truck.
  43. Mediavore
    Roney’s Restaurant Ends Its 80-Year Run; Proposed Shark Fin Ban UpsetsPlus: Skippy recalls reduced fat peanut butter over salmonella scare; and when used on food labels, the word ‘natural’ really doesn’t mean anything, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Mediavore
    Doritos Gets Sacrilicious; Ghost Peppers Materialize in Santa MonicaThe chips-makers have a controversial new ad that’s angering Christians and spice-lovers get a new challenge.
  45. TV Land
    Today in ‘Places That Might Really Need A Publicist"…A Quincy bar owner will compete on “Worst Cooks in America.”
  46. WTF
    Don’t Touch the Alfalfa Sprouts!Salmonella strikes again.
  47. Mediavore
    U.S. Water Apparently Not Good Enough For Japanese Chefs; 288,000 More EggsThe water at your favorite sushi restaurant might be imported, while Cal-Maine Foods worries about salmonella being served in your breakfast.
  48. Mediavore
    Bobby Flay Wins Big At the Races; Two Found Dead at Downey El Pollo LocoThe celeb chef’s horse takes a prize at The Breeder’s Cup, while an apparent murder-suicide occurs in the chicken chain’s parking lot.
  49. Mediavore
    Xiomara Chef Replaces Herself; HomeGirl, Boa, and Ford’s In At LAXThe Latin menu will change to more market-driven Cali cuisine, while a few local restaurants will expand top the airport.
  50. Recalls
    The FDA Thinks Pennsylvania Is Doing an Eggcellent JobIn the coming inspections of egg farms throughout the country, the FDA will follow PA’s practices.
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