food borne illness

County Health Official Clarifies What Norovirus Is
County and state health officials are continuing an investigation into a Norovirus outbreak that has left nearly 200 people ailing in the Casper area.
Officials with the state of Wyoming’s health department and the Casper-Natrona County Public Health Department are clarifying what exa…
Grocery Store Book Keeping, Road Block To Food Safety?
They're called "grinding logs' and many such records at grocery stores across the country with on-site meat grinders have mediocre book keeping.
U.S. Undersecretary for Food Safety, Elizabeth Hagan, says through the years, and over and over again, they find themselves investigating outbreaks of…
A Call To Test And Hold For Poultry And Meats
The U. S.  Department of Agriculture has long recommended that meat and poultry processors, after testing samples for contaminants, hold back the tested lots from sale until results are in.
"However, some establishments are releasing products into commerce prior to receiving test results which …