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CDC to help WA state find source of E. coli outbreak at milk fest

May 11, 2015 by

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Public health officials in Washington state said on Friday they had asked for assistance from the federal government in tracking the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 40 people who attended a milk festival last month. So far, eight people have been hospitalized, including a teenager treated for acute kidney […]

CDC: Blue Bell Listeria Investigation goes back several years

April 22, 2015 by

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CDC recommends that consumers do not eat any Blue Bell brand products, and that institutions and retailers do not serve or sell them. This is a complex and ongoing multistate outbreak investigation of listeriosis illnesses occurring over several years. Several strains of Listeria monocytogenes are involved in this outbreak. Information indicates that various Blue Bell […]

US grocery store shelves loaded with salty food, survey finds

April 3, 2015 by

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Maggie Fox for NBC News A new CDC study shows it;s hard to find low-sodium food in US grocery stores A new CDC study shows it;s hard to find low-sodium food in US grocery stores Americans trying to eat healthier food may have the cards stacked against them — it’s very hard to find healthful […]

CDC Warns Do Not Eat Caramel Apples

December 23, 2014 by

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Update: 12/22/2014 A total of 29 people infected with the outbreak strains of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 10 states: Arizona (4), California (1), Minnesota (4), Missouri (5), New Mexico (5), North Carolina (1), Texas (4), Utah (1), Washington (1), and Wisconsin (3). Illness onset dates range from October 17, 2014, to November 27, […]

68 Persons Ill from Contaminated Bean Sprouts

November 29, 2014 by

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that as of November 24, 2014, a total of 68 people were infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella enteritidis linked to bean sprouts. The number of ill people identified in each state is as follows: Connecticut (4), Maine (3), Massachusetts (31), Montana (1), […]

Sprouts Recall for Listeria, Deaths Reported

November 13, 2014 by

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that consumers do not eat any products produced by Wholesome Soy Products, Inc. Restaurants and retailers should not sell or serve them. On August 28, 2014, Wholesome Soy Products conducted a  recall of mung bean sprouts due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination after FDA isolated […]

CDC: Listeria in Cheese caused death & illnesses

November 2, 2014 by

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CDC update on cheese produced by Oasis Brands – 2  ill, 1 death Whole-genome sequences of the Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from recalled quesito casero cheese produced by Oasis Brands, Inc. were found to be highly related to sequences of Listeria strains isolated from one person who became ill in September 2013 and two persons […]