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Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Butterball Ground Turkey

Check your turkey - especially if you purchased it and stuck it in the freezer.

USDA Strengthens Partnerships and Protections to Keep African Swine Fever Out of the Country

“We understand the grave concerns about the ASF situation overseas,” said Ibach. “We are committed to working with the swine industry, our producers, other government agencies, and neighboring countries to take these additional steps.”

Deadly Staph Infections Still Threaten the U.S.

More than 119,000 people suffered from bloodstream Staphylococcus aureus (staph) infections in the United States in 2017 – and nearly 20,000 died, according to a new Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

New Study: Alzheimer’s grows rapidly in Georgia, more than national average

One of the biggest takeaways from this year’s report is that the Alzheimer’s burden in this country and Georgia continues to grow.

Multi-agency Partnership Launches $1.55M Challenge for New Solutions to Detect Opioids

The Challenge calls upon innovators to submit novel plans for rapid, nonintrusive detection tools that will help find illicit opioids being trafficked into the United States through international mail.

CDC Data Confirm: Progress in HIV Prevention has Stalled

Data indicate that annual HIV infections declined in some populations, but increased in others.

Green Beans and Butternut Squash Distributed in Southeast because of Possible Health Risk

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

CDC to Assess Chemical Exposure in Communities Near U.S. Military Bases

PFAS are man-made chemicals that have been used in industry and consumer products since the 1950s. They have been used in non-stick cookware; water-repellent clothing, stain-resistant fabrics and carpets; some cosmetics; some firefighting foams; and products that resist grease, water, and oil.

Volunteering Helps Keep Seniors Healthy, New Study Suggests

A new independent report that provides evidence that consistent volunteering can improve the health and well-being of people age 55 and older

EPA Releases First Major Update to Chemicals List in 40 Years

More than 80 percent (32,898) of the chemicals in commerce have identities that are not Confidential Business Information (CBI), increasing public access to additional information about them.