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Guilty Verdict In Peanut Trial Should Send Warning

Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people’s welfare.

09/20/2014

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3 Guilty In Ga. Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial

More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over safety.

09/19/2014

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Jury Won’t Consider Deaths In Ga. Salmonella Trial

Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.

09/18/2014

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In 5-Week Salmonella Trial, Defense Takes 1 Hour

Defense attorneys took barely an hour Wednesday to rest their cases after more than a month of prosecution testimony in the federal trial of three people charged in a deadly national salmonella outbreak five years ago that authorities traced to a rural Georgia peanut plant.

09/10/2014

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Minnesota Son Hopes Salmonella Trial Sends Message

The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for peddling contaminated food.

07/27/2014

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Chia Powder Linked To Salmonella Illnesses

Those who seek to make food healthier by adding chia powder should avoid several recalled brands that are linked to salmonella illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

06/13/2014

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23 Sick From Salmonella At Maple Grove Restaurant

A salmonella outbreak has been linked to a Maple Grove restaurant. Minnesota Department of Health and Hennepin County officials say at least 23 people got sick after eating at Old Country Buffet in late January. One person was hospitalized but has since been released.

02/24/2014

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81 Sickened By Guinea Pig Meat At Ecuadorian Fest

Minnesota health officials are investigating after dozens of people fell sick at an Ecuadorian festival in Minneapolis earlier this month. At least 81 people have been hospitalized for severe gastrointestinal symptoms.

08/22/2013

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2 Minnesota Babies Sickened By Recalled Tahini

State health officials say two Minnesota babies have gotten sick from bacteria matched to a recalled sesame paste product. The Minnesota Department of Health said Friday neither child required hospitalization. Both are less than 1-year-old and are recovering.

05/17/2013

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Minn. Officials Investigate Salmonella Outbreak

Minnesota officials are investigating after 13 people became sick with salmonella linked to eating unpasteurized cheese.

04/24/2013

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Minn. Officials Warn Of Ducklings Disease Risk

Minnesota health officials are warning that chicks and ducklings can carry salmonella.

04/23/2013

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Two Warnings Out For Frozen Pet Food Containing Salmonella

There’s a warning out Tuesday night about two brands of raw pet food.

03/12/2013

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Feds Indict 4 In Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Four former peanut company employees have been charged with scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people including three in Minnesota, sickened hundreds and prompted one of the largest recalls in history.

02/21/2013

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MN Resident Linked To Multistate Outbreak Of Salmonella

A Minnesota resident has been identified as a victim of the recent Salmonella outbreak associated with Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter.

09/25/2012

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Minn. Company Recalls Cantaloupe Packages

A Minnesota company is voluntarily recalling packaged fruit products containing cantaloupes because of a possible health risk.

09/13/2012

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