CDC Final Update on Salmonella Agbeni Outbreak [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues its final update on the outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni infections linked to Duncan Hines Cake Mixes after officials in Oregon identified Salmonella Agbeni in a box of Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix.

CDC: http://ht.ly/1AHa30nkMWE

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/agbeni-11-18/index.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this Salmonella Agbeni outbreak appears to have begun in June 2018 with cases reported from Illnesses started on dates from June 13, 2018, to October 5, 2018. As of January 14, 2019, however, this outbreak appears to be over.

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CDC Issues Final Romaine Lettuce Update [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues its final update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine Lettuce due to Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine.

CDC: http://ht.ly/bhvR30ngukU

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0109-final-ecoli-update.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this E. coli O157:H7 outbreak appears to have begun in October with cases reported from October 8, 2018 to December 13, 2018. As of January 9, 2019, this outbreak appears to be over.

 

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CDC Issues Romaine Lettuce Warning [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, warns consumers, restaurants and retailers not to eat, serve or sell any Romaine Lettuce products as it investigates an outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine.

This warning comes after at least thirty-two (32) illnesses have been reported from eleven (11) states, including thirteen (13) people who have been hospitalized. One person developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (“HUS”), a type of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.

CDC: http://ht.ly/1RgN30mHZEm

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/s1120-ecoli-romain-lettuce.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this E. coli O157:H7 outbreak appears to have begun last month, with cases reported from October 8, 2018 to October 31, 2018

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Duncan Hines branded Cake Mix Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall [US]Conagra Brands, a Chicago, Illinois establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Duncan Hines branded Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow Cake Mixes due to suspected Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/Iv0A30mwtfR

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm625144.htm

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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Cake Mix products are subject to this recall:

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Hepatitis A contaminated Tuna Update [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring & US/Atlanta: FDA LogoUS Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) updates its investigational findings concerning the Hepatitis A outbreak linked to Frozen Tuna sourced from Sustainable Seafood Company, of Vietnam and Santa Cruz Seafood Inc. of The Philippines and sold by Hilo Fish Company of Hawaii. FDA: http://ht.ly/f0yu30cnbsJ

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/Outbreaks/ucm561199.htm

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According to the FDA, on May 1, the Hawaii Department of Health notified the Food and Drug Administration that a sample of Frozen Tuna Cubes from Indonesia tested positive for the Hepatitis A virus.

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Happy Apple Caramel Apple Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: US FDA LogoHappy Apples recalls numerous Happy Apple brand Caramel Apples due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/Gqd43

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428106.htm

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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Caramel Apples are subject to this recall:

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Food Alert: Caramel Apple Listeriosis [US]

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US/Silver Spring & US/Atlanta: FDA Logo B&WThe US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) warn that some Prepackaged Caramel Apples may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and may have possibly caused or contributed to several serious illnesses and/or deaths. FDA: http://ht.ly/GcIGf

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/Outbreaks/ucm427573.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) as well as several state and local health officials are currently investigating an outbreak of Listeriosis potentially linked to commercially produced, Prepackaged Caramel Apples.

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