salmonella http://kbia.org en Shutdown stifles tracking of salmonella outbreak http://kbia.org/post/shutdown-stifles-tracking-salmonella-outbreak <p></p><p>An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw chicken is spreading across the country. But, the partial government shutdown could make it tougher to track.</p><p>More than 270 people have been sickened across 18 states. But when you call the U.S. Department of Agriculture&rsquo;s food safety information office, you hear a recorded message saying: &ldquo;Hello, you have reached the congressional and public affairs staff. We are not in the office at this time. We are on furlough due a lapse in federal government funding.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Luke Runyon 41852 at http://kbia.org Shutdown stifles tracking of salmonella outbreak Missouri gets $1.2 million in federal food safety grants http://kbia.org/post/missouri-gets-12-million-federal-food-safety-grants <p>Missouri has received more than $1.2 million in federal grants for its food safety efforts. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 21:49:57 +0000 The Associated Press 21913 at http://kbia.org Missouri gets $1.2 million in federal food safety grants Tell us: are you afraid of melons? http://kbia.org/post/tell-us-are-you-afraid-melons <p>An Indiana farm issued a <a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/indiana-farm-linked-contaminated-cantaloupe-also-recalls-watermelons">voluntary recall of cantaloupe</a> and watermelons because the fruit could be contaminated with Salmonella. Let us know: is this affecting your eating and buying habits?</p><p><a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FTDYYGL">Click here to take survey</a></p><p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 17:07:16 +0000 Scott Pham 21168 at http://kbia.org Tell us: are you afraid of melons?