FDA investigates E. Coli illness outbreak linked to California-grown Romaine lettuce

USA – The Food and Drug Administration of the United States along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have launched an investigation into the outbreak of E.Coli infections possibly linked to Romaine […]

FDA, CDC investigate multi-state outbreak of cyclosporiasis illnesses linked to McDonald’s salads

USA – The FDA, CDC, along with state and local officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of cyclosporiasis illnesses likely linked to salads from McDonald’s restaurants. According to FDA, a total of 476 laboratory-confirmed cases […]

USDA investigates Salmonella contamination of whey ingredients in various food recalls

USA – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, along with other partners, are investigating possible Salmonella contamination of a whey ingredient that has […]

CDC and multiple states investigate Salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry

USA – Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and multiple states are investigating several multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks. According to CDC, it made the […]

CDC says Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon in salads is over

USA – Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the Salmonella outbreak associated with pre-cut melon is over and the affected individuals were admitted to hospitals. According to federal officials, the risk […]

Salmonella outbreak affects 90 people in 26 states, CDC reports

USA – A salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey has affected 90 people in 26 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC and public health and regulatory officials […]

CDC and Standard Chartered Bank announce investments in Zimbabwe’s agric business

ZIMBABWE – CDC Group plc (CDC), the UK’s development finance institution, and Standard Chartered Bank have announced an investment facility that will lend up to US$100 million to growing businesses in Zimbabwe. According to CDC, […]