• Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial

    KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame and poke holes in the government’s case Tuesday as they grilled a co-defendant, who is a key prosecution witness. The co-defendant, Samuel Lightsey, was a former manager of a Georgia peanut processing…

  • Prosecutor: Peanut plant faked salmonella results

    RUSS BYNUM Associated Press ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak cut corners and sent fake lab results to customers, endangering consumers nationwide, federal prosecutors said Friday as they opened a rare case seeking criminal punishment for corporate workers over food poisoning. Peanut Corp. of America “had a…

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  • Half of store-bought chicken contains superbugs

    About 97 percent of raw chicken breasts tested in a nationwide survey carried bacteria dangerous to humans, according to a Consumer Reports analysis released Thursday.

  • Salmonella risk prompts Eukanuba, Iams dry pet food recalls

    Procter & Gamble has recalled some of its dry pet food because of a possible salmonella risk.

  • Trader Joe’s peanut butter linked to Salmonella

    Consumers are advised not to eat or purchase Trader Joe\’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter made with sea salt because of a possible link to a Salmonella outbreak.

  • Pet food recall affects consumers in Md., Va., and 10 other states

    Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling a third type of dog food, its Diamond Puppy Formula, because of salmonella concerns.

  • Focus on new FDA powers after salmonella outbreak

    A salmonella outbreak has now sickened 100 people in the United States, and a food-safety advocacy group says rules already on the books could have prevented anybody from getting sick.