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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. […]

CDC: Update on Romaine Lettuce Recall

December 14, 2018 by

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A CDC update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html(https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html). Updates: The FDA, along with CDC and state partners, is investigating farms and cooling facilities in California that were identified in traceback. CDC has identified the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 in sediment collected within […]

CDC Food safety alert: do not eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce

November 20, 2018 by

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CDC is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as it investigates an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine.  Read the investigation announcement: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html(https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html). Key Points: CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states and Canada, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are […]

CDC: Multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections linked to raw chicken products

October 18, 2018 by

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Outbreak highlights: Ninety-two people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Infantis have been reported from 29 states. Twenty-one people have been hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported. Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence(https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/outbreaks/investigating-outbreaks/index.html) indicates that many types of raw chicken products from a variety of sources are contaminated with Salmonella Infantis and are making people […]