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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…
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Is Now a Good Time to Mention the Turkey Industry's Salmonella Problem?

With just days to go until Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants to remind us that Salmonella contamination in turkeys is an industrywide problem. The reminder has come in the form of a summary of an outbreak…
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Missa Bay Recalls Salad Bowls Amid Multi-State E.coli Outbreak

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Missa Bay, LLC. Of Swedesboro, NJ, recalled more than 97,000 pounds of salad bowls with meat or poultry because the lettuce may be contaminated with E.coli O157:H7. The recalled salad bowls have the establishment number “EST. 18502B” inside…
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Fresh Thyme Blackberries Linked to Hepatitis A Outbreak

Fresh Thyme Market blackberries have been linked to a Hepatitis A outbreak that has sickened at least 11 people in three states. Six people have been hospitalized.     The case-patients purchased fresh, conventional blackberries…
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Romaine E. coli Outbreak in AZ, CA, CO, ID, MD, MT, WA and WI

A romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has sickened people in eight states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Montana, Washington and Wisconsin.  About 40 percent of the illnesses reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Prepackaged Salad E. coli Outbreak Sickens 7 in MD

A prepackaged salad E. coli O157:H7 outbreak has sickened seven people in Maryland. One person has been hospitalized. All seven people reported eating Ready Pac Bistro® Bowl Chicken Caesar Salad that they purchased from multiple Sam’s…
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New Seasons Market Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak and Recall Expand

An E. coli outbreak and recall linked to ground beef produced and sold at New Seasons Markets stores have both expanded. The outbreak now includes four illnesses. And the recall has been expanded to include ground beef with “sell by” dates…
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Stater Bros. Ground Beef Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

A deadly Salmonella outbreak has been linked to ground beef produced by Central Valley Meat Co. Inc. of Hanford, CA and sold under the brand name Stater Bros. The ground beef Salmonella outbreak has sickened 10 people in six states. One person…
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CDC Declares End to Jimmy John's E. coli Clover Sprouts Outbreak

An E. coli outbreak linked to clover sprouts sold at Jimmy John's sandwich shops has ended after sickening 51 people in 10 states, hospitalizing three of them. Public health officials used genetic tests to identify the genetic "fingerprint"…
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Hepatitis A Illnesses Associated with Senor Moose in Seattle

Three people who ate at Senor Moose restaurant in Seattle in late February have developed Hepatitis A infections. One person was hospitalized. Seattle health officials say they have discovered no indication that any current employee has…
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3rd Brand of Enoki Mushrooms is Recalled for Listeria Risk Amid Outbreak

H&C Food Inc. of Brooklyn has issued a recall for enoki mushrooms imported from Korea for potential risk of Listeria contamination. This is the third brand of imported enoki mushrooms to be recalled in connection with an ongoing Listeria…
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Homestead Creamery Recalls Butter for Listeria Risk

Homestead Creamery of Wirtz, VA is recalling butter that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported, according to the company, but consumers who have purchased this butter should…