Entries by Lauren

Salmonella Outbreak Temporarily Closes Daycare in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) is looking into reports of a Salmonella outbreak at a local daycare. Several parents of the 100 or so kids who attend Elite Childcare Academy in Omaha have reported illnesses. Health officials have not yet released the total number of confirmed cases. Since the incubation period of Salmonella poisoning […]

Foreign Matter Food Contamination Injures 3, USDA Announces New Recall

Tyson Foods recalls almost 12 million pounds of frozen chicken strips due to possible foreign matter contamination. The USDA’s FSIS issued a statement that the recall is an expansion of a March 21st, 2019 recall that identified 69,000 pounds of chicken strips. FSIS discovered the problem after receiving six consumer complaints of metal pieces found […]

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K2D Foods Recalls Ground Beef Products During E.coli O103 Outbreak

While the E.coli O103 outbreak linked to ground beef continues to expand, K2D Foods has recalled for more than 100,000 pounds of ground beef due to possible E.coli O103 contamination. K2D Foods, doing business as Colorado Premium Foods, recalled ground beef produced between March 26th and April 12th, 2019. The products bear the establishment number […]