The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people have fallen ill.
Consumers are being warned against a popular practice used by most home cooks with regard to uncooked chicken.
A pet food company is voluntarily recalling dog treats sold in Bay Area stores that could be contaminated with salmonella.
A New Mexico company is recalling 76 types of peanut butter and almond butter after one of its products was linked to a salmonella outbreak at Southern California-based Trader Joe’s groceries.
Dole Food Co.’s fresh vegetables division is recalling 756 cases of bagged salad, because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
Moon Marine USA Corp. of Cupertino is voluntarily recalling 58,828 pounds of frozen raw yellowfin tuna linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning.
Scientists at the UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine are developing a vaccine against salmonella, the increasingly antibiotic-resistant bacteria that kills hundreds of thousands of people worldwide each year.
Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened at least 76 others.
State health officials say a Northern California resident is the lone known death in a spate of salmonella poisonings across the country that appear to be linked to eating ground turkey meat.
KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David samples wines from Australia and Napa, reviews flat breads and toffee, and discusses egg safety.