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Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Fresh Thyme Markets Blackberries Grows

A Hepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries sold at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores includes 14 cases in five states. Eight patients have been hospitalized The five states now reporting cases are: Indiana, Michigan Minnesota, Nebraska…
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Evergreens E. coli Outbreak Sickens 7 in Seattle

Seven people have been sickened in an E. coli outbreak at Evergreens restaurants in Seattle. One person was hospitalized. Customers developed symptoms of an E. coli infection after eating meals purchased from four Evergreens locations between…
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Romaine E. coli Outbreak Expands, 67 Now Sick

The E. coli outbreak linked to Salinas-grown romaine lettuce has expanded to include  67 people. Six of the 39 people hospitalized have hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure that is a complication of E. coli infections. …
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Salmonella at Doug Sauls BBQ & Seafood Sickens 14 in Nashville, NC

Fourteen people are part of a Salmonella outbreak at Doug Sauls' BBQ & Seafood in Nashville, NC.  The county health department temporarily suspended the operating permit for the restaurant, located on 813 Western Avenue,  after discovering…