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From The42 'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra WTF? This post contains videos

'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra

The Frenchman posted a bizarre video caressing raw poultry for Thanksgiving.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi recalls batch of pesto due to detection of Salmonella Deli Green Pesto

Aldi recalls batch of pesto due to detection of Salmonella

It’s recalling the batches of Deli Green Pesto with the use-by date 23.11.2018.

From TheJournal.ie Batch of 'barn farmed liquid egg white' recalled following discovery of salmonella Rotten Eggs

Batch of 'barn farmed liquid egg white' recalled following discovery of salmonella

Affected customers are being urged to return the product to the shop where they bought it.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores and Spar recall own brand pestos over possible presence of Salmonella FSAI

Dunnes Stores and Spar recall own brand pestos over possible presence of Salmonella

Greenyard Frozen is also recalling various frozen vegetable products because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes.

From TheJournal.ie Inquest hears mother of one died due to salmonella after First Communion function Salmonella

Inquest hears mother of one died due to salmonella after First Communion function

After the incident the HSE said it became aware of more than 50 people who became ill.

From TheJournal.ie People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak Food Poisoning

People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak

At least 16 cases of salmonella have been identified following the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak Outbreak

More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak

Five people have been admitted to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak Dublin

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak

An outbreak control team has been formed and the investigation is ongoing.

From TheJournal.ie Did you buy Belgian chocolate wafers from Tesco recently? You better read this Don't Eat That

Did you buy Belgian chocolate wafers from Tesco recently? You better read this

The Irish Food Safety Authority has issued a product recall over salmonella fears.

From TheJournal.ie This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it Watch Out

This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it

Monolith Kurkumawurzel gemahlen is sold in Eastern European food businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Irish health supplement recalled after salmonella found in it Chlorella

Irish health supplement recalled after salmonella found in it

Own a pouch of it? You’re asked to return the product.

From TheJournal.ie Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does Food Poisoning

Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does

Here’s how you can avoid getting sick.

From TheJournal.ie Number of food safety orders increased 30 per cent in 2012 Food Safety

Number of food safety orders increased 30 per cent in 2012

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said it will continue to take a zero tolerance policy to breaches of food safety legislation in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning Australia

KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning

Australian girl Monika Samaan has been left mentally and physically impaired after she fell seriously ill from salmonella poisoning in 2005.

From TheJournal.ie Warning! Parents at large... Parenting

Warning! Parents at large...

Sound advice released on protecting children from disease and road accidents – but are parents worrying about all the wrong dangers?

From TheJournal.ie Urban farmers blamed for salmonella outbreak Salmonella

Urban farmers blamed for salmonella outbreak

Keeping ducks in the shed seemed like a good idea at the time…

HERE’S A THOUGHT that might put you off breakfast: if you were in America, you’d have been advised not to mop up your runny egg yolk with some toast.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the bizarre advice yesterday as it told consumers to thoroughly cook their eggs – and not to use toast to mop up any leftovers – in the wake of a massive national salmonella outbreak.

Speaking on TV yesterday, FDA head Margaret Hamburg said people could cut their personal risk of contracting salmonella by thoroughly cooking eggs and by avoiding cultivating “runny egg yolks for mopping up with toast”.

If an egg was cooked with a runny yolk, consumers were advised not to eat it.

About 1,300 people have contracted the food poisoning so far in the nationwide outbreak, though the number is expected to increase. The bug has been traced to one of two farms in Iowa, with about 550 million eggs being recalled by their distributors. The two plants share a common feed supplier. The recall could be extended as further farms are examined.

Hamburg also said that the FDA needed to be able to take a more “preventive approach” to food safety issues, rather than the current status quo where it adopted a reactive stance to potential food scares rather than being able to prevent them.

To put the scare in context, Americans consume about 47 billion shell eggs a year, as well as an additional number of egg-based products.

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