USDA announces pilot to combat Salmonella illnesses

November 4, 2021

On October 19, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced a new initiative to reduce  Salmonella illnesses by 25%. These pilot projects focus on poultry slaughter and processing plants and will increase preharvest screenings for Salmonella …

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93.7% of Salmonella illness not attributed to eggs

October 21, 2021

According to a new inter-agency report, eggs caused just 6.3 percent of Salmonella illnesses in 2019. Chicken, fruits, pork and seeded vegetables each accounted for more than 12 percent of the illnesses, based on multi-year …

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