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Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate+ Outbreaks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is searching for the food source of a Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate+ outbreak. So far, 14 people have developed infections from food contaminated with this strain formerly known as…

As 2 Mystery Salmonella Outbreaks Expand, FDA Searches for the Source

The FDA is currently investigating three Salmonella outbreaks, one linked to Jif peanut butter, and two more with unknown sources. Here's what we know so far. Jif Salmonella Outbreak Between February 19, 2022, and  May 2, 2022, 16 people…
FreshPet Salmonella Recall

Freshpet Salmonella Recall Includes Walmart, Target

Freshpet Home Cooked Chicken Recipe dog food is being recalled for Salmonella risk. Handling contaminated pet food can cause human illness. The recall includes a single lot of  the following variety: Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen…
Beef Salmonella outbreak

A Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Beef Products? USDA is Investigating

Are beef products the source of a Salmonella Muenchen outbreak? The U.S Department of Agricultures's Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) suspects they are and has opened an investigation but provided no further information. A few weeks…
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Jif Recall Includes Fruit and Vegetable Snack Packs, Candy, More

The Jif Salmonella recall includes fruit and veggie snack packs, candy, prepared foods sold at grocery stores, and other products containing peanut butter. These items have been recalled in connection with a multistate Salmonella outbreak that…
Jif Salmonella Recall

Recalled Jif Peanut Butter Sold at Walmart, Target, Kroger Weis, Publix...

A Salmonella recall for Jif peanut butter includes Walmart, Target, Kroger, Costco Weis, Publix, Hannaford, Stop & Shop, and more. The recall, issued in connection with a Salmonella outbreak,  includes 48 varieties of Jif such as creamy,…
Salmonella in Plainville Farms, Wegmans, Nature's Promise Ground Turkey

A Ground Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Revisited

One year ago, ground turkey sold under the brand names Plainville Farms, Wegmans, and Nature's Promise was linked to a Salmonella outbreak that sickened 33 people in 14 states. Four people were hospitalized. Plainville Brands of New Oxford,…
Walmart Marketside Zucchini Salmonella Recall

Walmart Organic Marketside Zucchini Salmonella Recall

Marketside brand organic zucchini sold at Walmart stores is being recalled for Salmonella risk. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Salmonella can cause serious illness and death.   On April 19,…
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A Chicken Salmonella Outbreak? USDA is Investigating

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) suspects chicken is the source of a Salmonella outbreak. The investigation is the first in 2022. Of the 1.35 million Salmonella cases reported in the U.S. each year, 23 percent are linked to poultry…
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9 Recent Food Poisoning Outbreaks Linked to Prepackaged Salad

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Prepackaged salads made by Dole, Fresh Express, Simple Truth, Josie's Organics, and Bright Farms have been linked to nine outbreaks since 2019. The implicated salads were contaminated with a variety of pathogens including E. coli, Salmonella,…
Similac recall

Abbott Expands Similac Recall After Second Baby Dies

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Abbott Nutrition has expanded its Similac recall after a second infant death from Cronobacter was reported in Ohio, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This baby…
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WV Infant's Salmonella Infection Likely Linked to Recalled Baby Formula

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A West Virginia infant's Salmonella infection is likely linked to recalled baby formula, according to state health officials. The discovery of this illness follows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) announcement one week ago that…