Holding a piece of flatbread pizza in one hand and a paint brush in the other, Patti Kurtz leaned in, careful to get each stroke just right. After all, her 90-year-old mother is an artist and she wanted to do her proud.
NEW YORK: The government’s latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish. The report counts cases in only 10 states for some of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be a good indicator of national food poisoning trends. Highlights from Thursday’s report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: