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BrightFarms Salad Salmonella CDC outbreak map final

BrightFarms Salad Salmonella Outbreaks Ends

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A Salmonella outbreak linked to BrightFarms prepackaged salad ended after sickening 31 people in four states, according to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC). Four of the patients were so sick they required hospitalization. Since…
Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak CDC map 9:30:21

Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 20 in Minnesota

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Twenty people in Minnesota are part of a 35-state mystery Salmonella outbreak, according to the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some patients reported eating Mexican-style restaurant food containing…
Poppy Seed Dressing recall

ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing Recalled for Bacteria

Drew’s Organics of Chester, VT has issued a recall for one lot of ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing because it may be contaminated with bacteria including Clostridium botulinum due to a processing error. At the time of the recall,…
Listeria

Tyson Precooked Chicken Listeria Outbreak Ends

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A Listeria outbreak linked to Tyson pre-cooked chicken has ended with three illnesses and one fatality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today.  Health officials used genetic tetsing to establish that the three…
Salmonella lawyer- Fratelli Beretta Antipasto Salmonella Recall

Don't Eat Recalled or Any Fratelli Berretta Antipasto Trays, CDC Warns

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A current recall doesn't cover all Fratelli Berretta antipasto trays that pose a Salmonella risk, the CDC warns, and consumers shouldn't eat any of them. The prosciutto, soppressata, coppa, and salami recall was issued in connection with…
CDC image of Italian-style meat

Fratelli Beretta Uncured Antipasto Trays Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

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The CDC has named Fratelli Beretta brand uncured antipasto trays sold at Costco as the source of Salmonella infections that are part of an outbreak that has sickened 36 people in 17 states. Twelve people have been hospitalized. Health…
Charcuterie meats Salmonella outbreak

Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Charcuterie Meats Such as Salami, Prosciutto

Charcuterie meats such as salami, prosciutto, coppa, and soppressata are linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 36 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twelve people have been hospitalized. August…
Cake batter in a bowl

21 Recalls in 3 Years for E. coli and Salmonella in Flour and Cake Mix

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As a cake mix E. coli outbreak unfolds, some consumers are wondering how common is bacterial contamination of cake mix and flour? An examination of recalls posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) website reveals that since…
Pre-cooked shrimp Salmonella

Pre-Cooked Shrimp Salmonella Weltevreden Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says pre-cooked shrimp is the likely source of a Salmonella Weltevreden outbreak that has sickened at least six people.  The agency is not disclosing the name of the company, the product brand name,…
BrightFarms Salad Salmonella CDC outbreak map final

BrightFarms Salad Salmonella Outbreaks Ends

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A Salmonella outbreak linked to BrightFarms prepackaged salad ended after sickening 31 people in four states, according to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC). Four of the patients were so sick they required hospitalization. Since…
Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak CDC map 9:30:21

Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 20 in Minnesota

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Twenty people in Minnesota are part of a 35-state mystery Salmonella outbreak, according to the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some patients reported eating Mexican-style restaurant food containing…
Poppy Seed Dressing recall

ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing Recalled for Bacteria

Drew’s Organics of Chester, VT has issued a recall for one lot of ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing because it may be contaminated with bacteria including Clostridium botulinum due to a processing error. At the time of the recall,…
Listeria

Tyson Precooked Chicken Listeria Outbreak Ends

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A Listeria outbreak linked to Tyson pre-cooked chicken has ended with three illnesses and one fatality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today.  Health officials used genetic tetsing to establish that the three…