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By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Illinois health officials warn of salmonella risk with illegal Mexican cheeses

Illinois health officials are advising the public not to eat  illegally manufactured cheeses after some 100 people contracted salmonellosis in 13 counties, according to an advisory yesterday. Image/CDC A sample More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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CDC releases ‘Salmonella Atlas’, contains over 40 years of data

Forty years of data on a major cause of food poisoning now is available to the public, the food industry, and researchers in a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The data, collected More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Infinite Herbs brand Organic Basil recalled due to potential salmonella contamination

PRESS RELEASE Infinite Herbs LLC of Miami, Florida is voluntarily recalling one lot of its 2.5 ounce packages of Organic Basil because of potential contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism that can More...

By Robert Herriman 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 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 Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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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 Herriman On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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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 Herriman On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Quebec company, AquaFuchsia recalls alfalfa sprouts due to salmonella concerns

Aquafuchsia Foods Inc. is recalling Aquafuchsia brand alfalfa sprout product from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below: Image/CFIA Aquafuchsia More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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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 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 Monday, January 27th, 2014
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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 Herriman 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 Herriman On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
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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 Herriman On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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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 Herriman On Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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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 Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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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 Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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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 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 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 Herriman On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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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...



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