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CDC: Flour recall over but check kitchen cabinets

July 12, 2019 by


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


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


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


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


A CDC investigation notice of a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has been posted 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 […]