According to the CDC, listeriosis is the third leading cause of death from food poisoning. The FDA signed regulations into law in 2011 that would require stricter testing and reporting of listeria presence in ready-to-eat food manufacturing facilities have still not been put into place. Amy Davis reports.
Blue Bell agreed to new requirements by Texas health officials Thursday. They outline how the company will get back up and running following the complete recall of all its products. There are 8 steps Blue Bell will have to take before its ice cream will be back on shelves. Lauren Freeman reports.
Texas health officials finalized with Blue Bell Creameries the steps the company must take before selling ice cream from its Brenham plant following the discovery of Listeria in certain ice cream products. The company agreed to the terms with the state early Thursday.
Newly released FDA reports says that Blue Bell knew about Listeria in at least one of their plants dating back to 2013. A leading food law attorney says the reports could mean potential criminal charges for the company. Haley Hernandez reports.
The burglar bars outside the Frenchy's on at 4403 East Freeway at Waco and the bullet proof glass on the inside may deter crooks, but health inspectors say cockroaches have free reign. Amy Davis reports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found several illnesses linked to Blue Bell ice cream going back to 2010, including three deaths in Kansas and several sick in Texas, Arizona and Oklahoma. Haley Hernandez reports.
On April 8, 2015, Danielle and Adam Busby, and their 8-year-old daughter Blayke, welcomed five girls -- Olivia Marie, Ava Lane, Hazel Grace, Parker Kate and Riley Paige -- by C-section at 28 weeks and 2 days.
The three in Texas also were hospitalized at some point from 2011 to 2014 for unrelated problems when they developed listeria, the CDC said in a statement. They apparently became ill when they ate Blue Bell ice cream produced at the company's plant in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Haley Hernandez reports.
April 3, 2015: The Centers for Disease Control said a superbug, that has infected more than 200 people, has been traced to people who recently traveled to the Dominican Republic, India and other countries. Rachel McNeill reports.