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Salmonella Outbreak Temporarily Closes Daycare in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) is looking into reports of a Salmonella outbreak at a local daycare. Several parents of the 100 or so kids who attend Elite Childcare Academy in Omaha have reported illnesses. Health officials have…
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FDA Questions Linger After Caito Melon Salmonella Outbreak Ends

When the Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon from Caito Foods ended, the FDA's investigation into the company didn't.  Food Safety Lawyer Brendan Flaherty says there are a couple of reasons why the agency may have chosen to keep the…
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Frozen Tuna Salmonella Outbreak Ends with 15 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen ground tuna from Jensen Tuna in Houma, LA has ended with 15 sick in eight states. Two people were hospitalized. The people sickened said they ate spicy tuna rolls or other tuna sushi items at restaurants…
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Salmonella Outbreak from Del Monte Vegetable Trays Sold at Kwik Trip

A Salmonella outbreak linked to Del Monte vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin has sickened four people. Other stores may also have sold the contaminated vegetable trays, Wisconsin health officials said. This…
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Another Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Tahini from Israel

Another tahini Salmonella outbreak has been linked to products imported from Israel. The outbreak, which has sickened four people in the three states, comes just a few months after another Salmonella outbreak linked to tahini imported from Israel…
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Butterball Ground Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Ends with 7 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak linked to Butterball ground turkey has ended after sickening seven people in three states with Salmonella Schwarzengrund infections. One person was hospitalized. The outbreak was ongoing while another Salmonella…
Raw ground turkey Salmonella

CDC: Turkey Salmonella Reading Outbreak is Over, Kind of

The CDC said this week that the raw turkey Salmonella outbreak has ended, but illnesses are likely to continue because contamination with the outbreak strain is so widespread throughout the industry. On April 30, 2019, in its final update…
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Melon Salmonella Outbreak Update: FDA's 22-Page List of Stores

The FDA has released a 22-page list of stores that sold pre-cut melon linked to a multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon. The fruit, produced by Caito Foods LLC, was recalled on April 12. But because it is possible that some…
Caito Melon Salmonella Outbreak

Pre-cut Melon Salmonella Outbreak Expands, 117 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has expanded to include 117 people in 10 states. Thirty-two people have been hospitalized, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since the last…
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Sushi Tuna Salmonella Outbreak and Recall

A frozen ground tuna Salmonella outbreak has sickened 13 people who reported eating sushi at restaurants or grocery stores before they got sick. Two people have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Pre-Cut Melon Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 16 in Kentucky, Lawsuit Filed

A Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 16 people in Kentucky. One of them, a woman from Louisville has filed a lawsuit against Kroger and Caito Foods.  She spent a week in the hospital battling septicemia, a life-threatening…
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Melon Brands Recalled for Salmonella Include Whole Foods, Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Freshness Guaranteed, Garden Highway, Renaissance and Boar's Head are among the brands of melon recalled in connection with a nine-state Salmonella outbreak. At least 109 people who purchased the recalled watermelon,…