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CDC: Flour recall over but check kitchen cabinets

July 12, 2019 by

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This outbreak appears to be over, but the recalled flour products have long shelf lives and may still be in people’s homes. Consumers who don’t know about the recalls could continue to eat the products and get sick. Several brands and types of flour were recalled because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Consumers […]

Whole papayas linked to multi-state Salmonella outbreak

June 28, 2019 by

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Walmart posted the following recall on its website. Also sold at Target. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of 62 Salmonella Uganda illnesses potentially linked to whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico.  These illnesses have been […]

CDC: Listeria investigation from deli products

April 18, 2019 by

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CDC: Latest Listeria Outbreak Information at a Glance Reported Cases: 8 States: 4 (Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey) Hospitalizations: 8 Deaths: 1 A total of 8 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 4 states. All 8 people have been hospitalized, and one death has been reported from […]

FYI: Estimates of Foodborne Illness in the United States

April 8, 2019 by

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CDC’s estimates of the burden of foodborne illness in the United States provide the most accurate picture of known pathogens and unspecified agents causing foodborne illness in the United States. These estimates serve as a foundation for food safety by allowing us to answer important questions, such as: How many foodborne illnesses occur every year? These […]

CDC Investigation Notice: Multistate outbreak of E. coli 0103 Infections

April 5, 2019 by

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A CDC investigation notice of a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has been posted https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/o103-04-19/index.html. At this time, a source of these infections has not been identified. Key points: CDC, several states, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate […]

CDC: Final Update on Outbreak of Salmonella linked to Ground Beef

March 23, 2019 by

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A final update about an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef has been posted. https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/newport-10-18/index.html. Updates: This outbreak appears to be over. A total of 403 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella were reported from 30 states. 117 people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported. Illnesses started on dates ranging from […]

CDC Food Safety Alert: Final CDC update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce

January 9, 2019 by

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Updates: •As of January 9, 2019, this outbreak appears to be over. •Contaminated lettuce that made people sick in this outbreak should no longer be available. •Three additional cases were reported since the last update on December 13, 2018. This brings the total number to 62 cases from 16 states and the District of Columbia. […]