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Michigan Onion Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 23

The onion Salmonella outbreak has sickened 23 people in Michigan, 10 of whom are residents of Ottawa County, according to local health officials. The illnesses are part of a multistate outbreak that has sickened more than 500 people in the U.S.…
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Onion Recall Linked to Salmonella Newport Outbreak

A major onion recall has been issued in association with a multistate Salmonella outbreak. Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California issued an onion recall after Salmonella Newport illnesses in the U.S. and Canada were linked to…
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Sysco Imperial Fresh Red Onion Salmonella Newport Recall and Outbreak

Sysco Imperial Fresh brand red onions sold whole and in prepared foods are the source of a Salmonella Newport outbreak in Canada,  according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. The genetic fingerprint of the outbreak strain closely resembles…
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Bagged Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Grows, 641 Now Sick

The bagged salad Cyclospora outbreak now includes 641 people in 11 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since the agency's last update, issued July 9, the outbreak has expanded to three more states and 132…
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Nebraska Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens 48

A multistate Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salad has sickened at least 48 people in Nebraska and hundreds of others in seven other states. A recall has been issued for the salads linked to this outbreak which were all made by Fresh Express…
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Food Safety Lawyers File Cyclospora Salad Lawsuit Against Fresh Express in Illinois

Our food safety lawyers at Pritzker Hageman, P.A. filed a Cyclospora salad lawsuit against Fresh Express in Illinois. The lawsuit (case number 20L528) was filed on behalf of a female Illinois resident who was sickened after eating bagged salad…
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Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Grows - 509 Sick, Illinois and Iowa Hardest Hit

The Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salad produced by Fresh Express has grown to include 509 cases, more than half of those in Iowa and Illinois, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).…
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Cyclospora from Bagged Salad? Yes, There is a Test for That

A bagged salad Cyclospora outbreak has sickened more than 500 people with symptoms that can last for months if untreated. But some people who have sought medical care are being told, incorrectly, that there isn't a test for cyclosporiasis or…
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Hy-Vee Bagged Salad Cyclospora Recall Expands as Outbreak Grows

A recall for bagged salad made by Fresh Express and sold under the Hy-Vee brand name has expanded to include 13 products. All of the salads included in this recall contain iceberg lettuce, carrots and red cabbage. Other stores recalling private…
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Salmonella Onion Outbreak Expands - 869 Sick in 47 States

A Salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated onions and products containing them has grown to include 869 illnesses in 47 states, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One hundred and sixteen…
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Frozen, Cooked, Peeled Shrimp Salmonella Recall Includes Costco, More

Kader Exports has issued a Salmonella recall for frozen, cooked, peeled and deveined shrimp sold at Costco and other stores.  The recalled shrimp was sold in 1.5 -lb and 2-ln bags under the brand names Aqua Star, Censea, Fresh Market, Kirkland,…
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Spokane Produce Recalls Saddlin' Up Salsa for Salmonella

Spokane Produce, Inc. of Spokane, WA has issued a recall for Saddlin' Up salsa and salsa verde because they were made with Thomson onions recalled for Salmonella. Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever.…
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Listeria Recall - Lemons, Limes, Valencia Oranges and Red Potatoes

Freehouse II, LLC of Salisbury, NC has issued a recall for lemons, limes, Valencia oranges and red potatoes for potential Listeria contamination. The recalled items were sold in mesh bags and in bulk bins at a number of grocery store chains…