Tag archive for ‘salmonella alert’
By Robert On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Foster Farms Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella outbreak continues at one year mark, 51 new cases reported

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting 51 new cases of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Heidelberg infections likely related to Foster Farms chicken today, just days after the first case More...

By Robert On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Australia: Victoria salmonella outbreak sickens 200, linked to raw-egg products from supplier, Green Eggs

A number of people who have eaten raw egg products sourced from the egg producer, Green Eggs, have developed Salmonellosis, according to Victoria Department of Health today. Image/Paolo Neo More than 200 people More...

By Robert On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Scotland health officials warn of salmonella risk from ‘bearded dragons’

Public health experts in NHS Forth Valley, Scotland are asking people who care for ‘bearded dragons’ and other reptiles to be aware of a risk of salmonella. Over the past eight months there have been at least More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Infections you can get from domestic cats

With one-third of the households in the United States having cats as pets totally approximately 60 million, human exposure to cats can occasionally result in a variety of infections. Photo/Femke Jenkins Photography Infections More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Multistate campylobacter outbreak linked to chicken livers used for pâté

A campylobacter outbreak that has sickened at least five people in Oregon and Ohio has been linked to undercooked or raw chicken used as  pâté, according to a Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Food Safety Alert More...

By Robert On Monday, January 27th, 2014

Red Flannel Cat Food recalled due to salmonella risk

Arden Hills, Minnesota pet food company,  PMI Nutrition, LLC (PMI), initiated a voluntary recall Saturdayof its 20 lb. bags of Red Flannel® Cat Formula cat food for possible Salmonella contamination. Although More...

By Robert On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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Suspected typhoid outbreak in northern Cebu

The Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) of the Department of Health (DOH) 7 is monitoring suspected typhoid fever cases in Danao City in northern Cebu, according to a Philippines News Agency report More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Melbourne Vietnamese restaurant linked to salmonella outbreak

A salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 21 people, including two pregnant women, has been linked to popular Vietnamese restaurant in Melbourne’s inner west, according to a Herald Sun report. Authorities More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Food Safety attorney, Bill Marler, talks about foodborne outbreaks and food safety law

The cyclospora outbreak,which sickened more than 600 people this year, was the number one foodborne outbreak of 2013, according to the website Food Safety News (FSN). Photo/Nodar Kherkheulidze via wikimedia commons The More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 28th, 2013

Flat Creek Farm & Dairy’s Heavenly Blue and Aztec Cheddar cheese recalled due to salmonella risk

PRESS RELEASE Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of Flat Creek Farm & Dairy’s Heavenly Blue and Aztec Cheddar cheeses, sold in Georgia and Florida, because the products More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 26th, 2013

The Top 10 Infectious Disease and Outbreak News stories of 2013

2013 was a year full of impactful infectious disease stories with outbreaks of diseases not before seen in humans, diseases seen in new parts of the planet and miracle stories of survivors. Drugs not approved in More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 21st, 2013

New Hampshire most prepared for infectious disease outbreak, GA, NJ and NE least prepared

A report released recently by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), finds that a majority of states (32) score 5 or lower out of 10 key indicators of policies More...

By Robert On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken tops 400 cases

In their first update in a month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the latest numbers associated with  Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken products Wednesday. According More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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UK, other EU countries report increase of human Salmonella Mikawasima infections

Several EU countries have over the past three months observed an unusual increase in the number of Salmonella Mikawasima infections in humans, according to a  recent European Centre for Disease Prevention and More...

By Robert On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

FSIS releases plan for dealing with Salmonella in meat and poultry products

With an estimated 1.3 million illnesses can be attributed to Salmonella every year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today released its Salmonella Action Plan More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Norway reports outbreak caused by rare salmonella strain, 18 affected

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), or the Folkehelseinstituttet reported an outbreak during the month of November caused by a relatively rare strain of the salmonella bacteria, according to a news More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Michigan salmonella outbreak hits 29 cases, possibly linked to two Roosevelt Park establishments

In a follow-up on the salmonella outbreak in Muskegon County, Michigan, health officials say that the investigation that is winding down possibly links it to two Roosevelt Park establishments. Image/CDC Public More...

By Robert On Monday, November 18th, 2013
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Muskegon County salmonella outbreak up to 18 cases

The case count in the salmonella outbreak in the Muskegon County, Michigan area is now up to 18 cases, 16 residents in Muskegon County and two in Ottawa County, up from 15 cases reported last week. Salmonella More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Michigan warns of salmonella risk associated with small turtles

Although the  multistate outbreaks of salmonella associated with small turtles was declared over last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Michigan Departments of Community Health More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Discussing foodborne illness with Dr. Doug Powell

Outbreaks of salmonella and the parasite, cyclospora, have been big stories in the news during recent weeks and months. Image/CDC To sort out some of the latest foodborne illness news, food scientist and editor More...

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