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By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Europe: Listeria infections stable but frequently reported among the elderly

Listeriosis affected about 2,200 people in 2015, causing 270 deaths – the highest number ever reported in the EU. The proportion of cases in the over 64 age group steadily increased from 56% in 2008 to 64% More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Fifty new salmonella cases reported linked to Foster Farms chicken

In a follow up to an April report, the multistate Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak that began some 14 months ago, has grown by another 50 cases during the past six weeks, according to the Centers for Disease Control More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Results on CDC Food Safety Progress Report a mixed bag

The nation’s food safety grades are out and the results are mixed.  CDC’s annual report card shows that foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States. The rate More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Foster Farms salmonella outbreak up by 43 case since March

The Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken has increased by 43 cases since Mar. 3, bringing the total cases to 524, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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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 Herriman 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 Herriman 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 Herriman On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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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 Herriman 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 Herriman On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Salmonella outbreak up to 362 cases, Delaware the newest state to report a case

The number of cases in the multistate Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms brand chicken has risen by two dozen cases since the last update nearly two weeks ago, according to the lastest data from More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 20th, 2013
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Foster Farms President: ‘I am sorry for any foodborne illness associated with our fresh chicken’

The current multistate Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms brand chicken has sickened 338 people in 20 states and Puerto Rico according to the latest CDC numbers. In response to the outbreak More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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Salmonella outbreak rises by 22, California tops 250 cases

In a follow up to the multistate Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported yesterday an additional 22 cases of the bacterial infection. Salmonella More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 13th, 2013
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San Francisco Costco recalls nearly 40,000 lbs of rotisserie chicken due to salmonella risk

A San Francisco, California Costco has announced the recall of nearly 40,000 lbs of  rotisserie chicken products due to the potential of Salmonella Heidelberg contamination, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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USDA issues salmonella public health alert, nearly 300 illnesses reported in outbreak

With hundreds of people in 18 states having been sickened in a salmonella outbreak, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert yesterday. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 27th, 2013
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Iowa health officials investigate two gastrointestinal outbreaks: Cyclospora and Salmonella

Iowa is dealing with two gastrointestinal outbreaks–one parasitic and one bacterial. The Hawkeye State was the first state in the current multistate Cyclospora outbreak that has affected 321 people in 14 states More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken is over: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that the multistate Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms brand chicken appears to be over. Persons infected with the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
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3M launches new Petrifilm Salmonella Express System for detection of the food pathogen

Minnesota-based company, 3M, has announced the launching its new pathogen detection technology, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Salmonella Express System, according to a company news release Tuesday. Salmonella image/CDC Immediately More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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Multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak linked to live poultry increases to 224 cases

The number of cases in the multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak linked to live poultry (e.g., chicks, chickens, ducks, ducklings) has increased by 78 cases since the previous update on May 7, according to More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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Multistate Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken increases to 128 cases

With four new cases of Salmonella Heidelberg reported from Alabama (1), California (2), and Oregon (1) to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the total reported in the multistate outbreak now More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 15th, 2013
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Foster Farms chicken linked to salmonella outbreak that has infected 94 in Oregon and Washington

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday they are collaborating with public health officials in many states and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection More...


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