Spokane Public Schools looks to buy food with fewer fillers

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools is looking to partner with both a USDA-approved chicken and beef processor which use fewer "added fillers as necessary," a board agenda said. The district put out a call for proposals from companies, trying…

Nearly 8 tons of beef patties recalled

About 15,739 pounds of frozen beef patties are being recalled because they "may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small, green, soft plastic," the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said.

Nearly 25,000 pounds of raw beef recalled

A California beef processing and packaging company has announced a recall of approximately 25,000 pounds of beef after declaring it's just not safe to eat, the USDA announced.

CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella

A deadly strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 250 people may not respond to the antibiotics commonly prescribed to treat the foodborne infection, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.