Tag archive for ‘MERS outbreak’
By The Dispatch On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Dole Fresh Vegetables recall of bagged salads extends to the 15 states

One day after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced a recall of Dole brand Italian Blend salad  due to possible Listeria contamination, the US FDA issued the firm press release affecting consumers More...

By Robert On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Sliced fruit distributed to Costco recalled due to possible salmonella

PRESS RELEASE March 13, 2014 – ALBANY, OR. – Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. of Albany, OR has voluntarily recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit, produced exclusively for Costco Wholesale More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Fannie May recalls red heart-shaped gift box of assorted chocolates due to undeclared peanuts

PRESS RELEASE Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. (“Fannie May”) is issuing the following update regarding its previously announced voluntary recall of red heart shaped boxes of assorted chocolates. Fanny May More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 10th, 2014

Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice recalled, linked to cluster of illnesses in Katy, Texas

FDA NEWS RELEASE Fast Facts Government officials are investigating a cluster of illnesses associated with Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Mexican Flavor sold in 5- and 25-pound bags. Out of an abundance of caution, More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Dog and cat food recall initiated due to salmonella risk, Hubbard Life and Joy Combo part of recall

Pro-Pet LLC of St. Marys, Ohio,  initiated a voluntary recall on Wednesday of a limited number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods for possible Salmonella contamination. A single field test indicated products manufactured 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 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, October 21st, 2013

Tajuanna Davis, Gerard Jimerson identified as Illinois couple dead in apparent murder suicide

Police say a couple in their 30s found shot to death in their home in Park Forest, Illinois appear to be victims of a murder-suicide. Crime Scene Tape photo/editted pic from FBI.gov Relatives had heard Tajuanna More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Alfreda Giedrojc murders 6-month-old granddaughter, Vivian Summers, with sledgehammer, knife

An Illinois grandmother has been charged with murdering her granddaughter after she allegedly hit the infant with a sledgehammer and then slit her throat. Alfreda Giedrojc Alfreda Giedrojc, age 61, is being held More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Global MERS case count now at 132: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) updated the number of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases today in their latest Global Alert and Response. This thin section, negatively-stained transmission More...

By Robert On Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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MERS global case count increases to 108 with four new cases from Saudi Arabia

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced being informed of four additional confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from Saudi Arabia on Friday. According to the WHO Global More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Goldenfeast bird food recalled due to possible salmonella contaminated parsley

Goldenfeast® Inc. is recalling several exotic bird food blends due to possible contamination of Salmonella from parsley flake ingredients supplied to Goldenfeast® Inc. by Specialty Commodities, Inc., an outside More...

By Robert On Monday, August 26th, 2013

ConAgra recalls Kroger’s Break ‘N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough due to allergy risk

ConAgra Foods announced Sunday the recall of a limited number of Kroger’s Break ‘N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages due to peanut butter cup cookie dough inadvertently mispacked into chocolate chip More...

By Robert On Monday, August 19th, 2013

Buurma Farms recalls Cilantro due to listeria risk

Willard, OH company, Buurma Farms, Inc. has voluntarily recalled 465 boxes of Cilantro after routine testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Buurma More...

By Robert On Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Saudi Arabia confirms three more MERS coronavirus cases, brings global total to 94

The Saudi Arabia Health Ministry has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of three additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a WHO outbreak More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Wholey shrimp recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

Warren, MI distributor, Lipari Foods, announced the recall of Wholey peeled, cooked, tail-on 31/40 count shrimp due to the risk of salmonella contamination. Image/FDA The affected product, Cooked Shrimp Peeled More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Saudi Arabia report another MERS death, OIE says there is no evidence that people have become infected through contact with animals

The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry announced another fatality related to infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, according to a health ministry release Thursday. Middle More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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President Obama begins speeches to get public’s attention back on the economy TRANSCRIPT

Seeking to focus public attention on the economy, President Barack Obama is making a renewed push for policies to expand the middle class, helping people he says are still treading water years after the financial More...

By Robert On Sunday, July 21st, 2013

WHO reports 89th and 90th MERS coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia

The World Health Organization has been informed of two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in Saudi Arabia. Image/W123 at Wikimedia Commons The More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Six additional MERS cases reported from UAE and Saudi Arabia

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified of an additional six confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), four from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and two from Saudi More...



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