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Pennsylvania Hepatitis A rates 2000-2019

Hepatitis A Deaths Are Rare, But 2 Recent Outbreaks Include Fatalities

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Hepatitis A is a short-term liver infection caused by the highly contagious hepatitis A virus. The illness can last for months but typically isn't fatal. That's why it's notable that in the last three months, two restaurant-related outbreaks…
Fresh Express Listeria Recall

Four Ongoing Outbreaks Linked to Packaged Salads- 2 E. coli, 2 Listeria

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There are four ongoing food poisoning outbreaks linked to packaged salads right now, two for E. coli and two for Listeria. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths even if the mother only experiences mild symptoms. Consumers…
Simple Trurth Nature's Basket Power Greens E. coli Outbreak

Organic Power Greens E. coli Outbreak

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An organic power greens E. coli outbreak linked to Simple Truth and Nature’s Basket prepackaged salads has sickened 13 people in six states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Four people have been hospitalized.…
Fresh Express Listeria Recall

In MN, Fresh Express Listeria Recall Includes Lund's, ALDI and Walmart

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In Minnesota, the Fresh Express salad Listeria recall includes Marketside, All Fresh, Simply Nature, Little Salad Bar, and Fresh Express brand salads sold at ALDI, Lund's, and Walmart stores. Consumers who have purchased these products should…
Fresh Express Salad Listeria Recall Notice

Listeria Recall for Fresh Express Salad

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Updated December 22, 2021 A Listeria recall for Fresh Express salad includes all of the salad made at the company’s facility in Streamwood, IL. Genetic analysis indicates that this recall is likely linked to a Listeria outbreak under investigation…
CDC image of Italian-style meat

2021 a Big Year for Recalls, Outbreaks Linked to Salami, Italian Meats

In any given year, it wouldn't be surprising to see a recall or outbreak linked to salami or another "Italian-style" meat. But 2021 was notable in that there wasn't just one, there were four recalls and two outbreaks linked to these products. Of…
Big Y Listeria ham recall

Listeria Recall Includes Ham Sold at Whole Foods, Albertsons, Safeway...

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A Listeria recall includes ham and pepperoni sold at Whole Foods, Big Y, Piggly Wiggly, ShopRite, and the Albertsons family of stores including Safeway, Vons, Shaw's, and more.  The recall includes 2.3 million pounds of products including boneless…
Margherita Pepperoni recall

Margherita Pepperoni Recalled for Bacillus Cereus

Margherita brand pepperoni is being recalled for risk of contamination with the bacteria Bacillus cereus. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Bacillus cereus can cause illnesses with symptoms including nausea and diarrhea. Smithfield…
ham and pepperoni Listeria recall

Listeria Recall Includes 12 Brands of Pepperoni and Ham [Updated]

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A ham and pepperoni Listeria recall has been expanded to include2.3 million pounds of 27 products sold under 12 brand names, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS). The recalled brands…
Pennsylvania Hepatitis A rates 2000-2019

Hepatitis A Deaths Are Rare, But 2 Recent Outbreaks Include Fatalities

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Hepatitis A is a short-term liver infection caused by the highly contagious hepatitis A virus. The illness can last for months but typically isn't fatal. That's why it's notable that in the last three months, two restaurant-related outbreaks…
Fresh Express Listeria Recall

Four Ongoing Outbreaks Linked to Packaged Salads- 2 E. coli, 2 Listeria

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There are four ongoing food poisoning outbreaks linked to packaged salads right now, two for E. coli and two for Listeria. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths even if the mother only experiences mild symptoms. Consumers…
Simple Trurth Nature's Basket Power Greens E. coli Outbreak

Organic Power Greens E. coli Outbreak

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An organic power greens E. coli outbreak linked to Simple Truth and Nature’s Basket prepackaged salads has sickened 13 people in six states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Four people have been hospitalized.…
Fresh Express Listeria Recall

In MN, Fresh Express Listeria Recall Includes Lund's, ALDI and Walmart

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In Minnesota, the Fresh Express salad Listeria recall includes Marketside, All Fresh, Simply Nature, Little Salad Bar, and Fresh Express brand salads sold at ALDI, Lund's, and Walmart stores. Consumers who have purchased these products should…