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By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Salmonella: Laboratory-acquired outbreak identified by CDC

In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigated a multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that sickened dozens, which was linked to clinical and college and university teaching More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Williams-Sonoma recalls Meyer Lemon Poppy Quick Bread due to Salmonella risk

Williams-Sonoma of San Francisco, CA is voluntarily recalling limited quantities of WILLIAMS-SONOMA MEYER LEMON POPPY SEED QUICK BREAD, as it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The ingredient More...

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 The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Salmonella prompts recall of Natures Menu raw pet food in Europe

In September 2016, Natures Menu produced a batch of 900 bags of Turkey Country Hunter RAW nuggets. 280 bags were sent to Norway. 620 individual bags have been distributed in the UK. Salmonella image/CDC The Norway More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Multidrug-resistant Salmonella outbreak linked to Dairy bull calves

Federal, state and local health officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Heidelberg infections, which has sickened 21 people in eight states this year. Portrait of the More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Sweden: Salmonella outbreak linked to salami, dozens sickened

Swedish health authorities, Folkhälsomyndigheten (computer translated) reported that at least 39 people have been taken ill with salmonella between mid March and mid April. Salmonella image/CDC Testing revealed More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
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DC Fig and Olive reopens, dozens sickened, salmonella implicated

The Washington DC Health Department said after nearly one week, the Fig and Olive food establishment has reopened. The reopening comes after six days of closure because of salmonella illnesses linked to the restaurant. Salmonella More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Salmonella outbreak: Arizona accounts for one out of five cases

The Salmonella Poona outbreak reported earlier this week has sickened nearly 300 people in 27 states and no state has been hit as hard as Arizona, according to data from state health officials. Salmonella Image/CDC The More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 4th, 2015
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Montana health investigate Salmonella cluster

Montana health officials are investigating a cluster of Salmonella cases reported from eight different counties–Cascade, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin, Lewis & Clark, Park, Musselshell and Yellowstone. Salmonella More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Johns Hopkins study: New UV Light Decontamination System effective against MRSA, HIV, C Diff, others

Spectra254, a developer of high-power, easy-to-use, affordable UVC light decontamination systems, has released a recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine that reports that Spectra254’s Spectra 1000 Series of UV More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Oriya recalls protein medley due to possibly salmonella contaminated chia seeds

Oriya Organics, LLC is voluntarily recalling Oriya Organics Superfood Protein Medley which contain Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder due to possible health risks related to Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Antibiotic-resistant foodborne infections: An ongoing public health threat

Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs, an ongoing public health threat, showed both positive and troubling trends, according to data tracked by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2012. Each year, More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Alabama salmonella outbreak up to 14 confirmed cases

In a follow-up to a report Monday, as part of the Alabama Department of Public Health’s continuing investigation of a foodborne disease outbreak in Russellville, the Bureau of Clinical Laboratories has confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Alabama salmonella outbreak possibly linked to El Patron

In a follow-up to a report on a salmonella outbreak in Russellville, Alabama, health officials now report during the course of their ongoing investigation, three individuals who had eaten at El Patron restaurant More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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The infectious disease hazards of eating raw pork

Pork chops, ham, sausages, all very delicious foods no doubt; however, one thing is very clear, pork products must be cooked thoroughly to kill potential pathogens in the raw meat. This brings me to a story that More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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Alabama health officials investigate salmonella outbreak in Russellville

Health officials in Alabama are reporting being made aware of a possible salmonella foodborne outbreak in Russellville on Wednesday. SalmonellaImage/CDC The Alabama Department of Public Health Assistant State Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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College microbiology classes linked to Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak

A multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak, which has sickened 41 people in 13 states since last November, has been linked to clinical and college and university teaching microbiology laboratories, according More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Science Diet dry dog food recalled due to salmonella risk

PRESS RELEASE Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. of Topeka, KS is voluntarily recalling 62 bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Canada health officials investigate salmonella outbreaks linked to chia seed powder, bearded dragons

Public Health Agency of Canada and it’s partners are investigating two salmonella outbreaks; one linked to dried sprouted chia seed powder and a second linked to contact with pet bearded dragons. Image/CFIA Canadian 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...


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