Spotting a Foodborne Illness

Earlier this month, health officials warned that shoppers at a Costco store in Lynwood, Washington had become sick after consuming the rotisserie chicken salad. In this blog we’ll dive into some of the details of foodborne illness and considerations for bringing a case after consuming a contaminated product. It seems like every month there is… Learn More »

At Least One Case of Salmonella Poisoning Reported in Oregon From Tainted Turkey

Last week, Cargill, a leading meat processor, announced that it was recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey due to salmonella contamination. The outbreak killed at least one person in California and sickened individuals in at least 26 states, including an infant in Oregon who was hospitalized in Multnomah County but recovered. The latest salmonella… Learn More »

Thanksgiving Turkey Safety Tips

Deep fried turkeys have a reputation for being juicy and tasty. Yet, there is fire risk that goes along with the great taste of a deep-fried turkey: turkey fryers combine gallons of boiling oil, open gas fires, and unstable frames. There are a few basic rules to safely frying a turkey, and yet every year… Learn More »