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‘Cannibal sandwiches’ sicken Wisconsin residents

December 6, 2013 by


Cannibal sandwiches,” an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season. Health officials confirmed four cases tied to E. coli bacteria and 13 likely cases […]

CDC: Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Ready-to-Eat Salads

November 11, 2013 by


Quick Facts: 26 people infected with E.coli 6 hospitalizations 3 states: Arizona (1), California (22), and Washington (3)  The STEC O157:H7 PFGE pattern in this outbreak is new to the PulseNet (national network database). It has never been seen before. (see below) sold at Trader Joes (according to CDC) ___________________________________ CDC is collaborating with public […]

CDC: 362 infected in 21 states with Salmonella from Foster Farms Chicken

November 1, 2013 by


CDC has reported that 362 persons have been  infected with seven outbreak strains of Salmonella Heidelberg  from 21 states and Puerto Rico linked to Foster Farms Chicken. Most of the ill persons (74%) have been reported from California. Since the last update on October 18, 2013, 24 new ill persons have been reported from six […]

CDC: 317 cases of Salmonella from Foster Farms chicken products. Where is the recall?

October 11, 2013 by


CDC: As of October 11, 2013, a total of 317 individuals infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Heidelberg have been reported from 20 states and Puerto Rico. Most of the ill persons (73%) have been reported from California. Since the last update on October 8, 2013, a total of 39 additional ill persons have […]

CDC: 642 Cyclospora Cases, 25 states, 45 hospitalized

September 17, 2013 by


As of September 13, 2013 (5pm EDT), CDC has been notified of 642 ill persons with of Cyclospora infection from 25 states: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (including New York City), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and […]


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