CDC Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Chicken [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 a final update into the multidrug-resistant Salmonella Outbreak linked to Raw Chicken products that is known to have sickened at least 129 people in at least 17 US states, a serious public health and safety hazard.

CDC: http://ht.ly/7eNU30nNUsd

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0221-chicken-salmonella-outbreak.html

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this investigation into the latest Salmonella outbreak is over, but illnesses could continue because this Salmonella strain appears to be widespread in the Chicken industry.

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CDC Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey [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 an investigation notice concerning the Salmonella outbreak linked to raw Turkey products that has sickened at least 279 people from 41 states and the District of Columbia as well as an estimated 72 people in Canada.

CDC: http://ht.ly/a0Yh30nKisS

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s-0215-salmonella-outbreak-raw-turkey.html

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this Salmonella outbreak has caused at least 107 people to require hospitalization; one death has been reported in California.

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CDC Food Safety Alert: Raw Milk Brucellosis [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 a Food Safety Alert for Brucellosis exposure from Raw i.e., unpasteurized) Milk from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, a serious health and safety hazard.

CDC: http://ht.ly/CtBo30nHMvx

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0211-brucellosis-raw-milk.html

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) warns that as of January 22, 2019, investigators have determined that people in nineteen (19) US states have bought or consumed Raw Milk from the implicated farm, and are therefore at risk of contracting Brucellosis, a bacterial illness that may pass from animals to people through contaminated milk or other dairy products such as cheese or butter.

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CDC Final Update on Pork Listeria 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 Listeria infections linked to certain Vietnamese Pork products after at least four (4) people were hospitalized due to Listeria poisoning after consuming certain Pork products from Long Phung Food Products, a Houston, Texas establishment.

CDC: http://ht.ly/hb9H30nyq60

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0129-listeria-outbreak-vietnamese-pork.html

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this Listeria outbreak appears to now be over with cases reported from Illnesses in four (4) states. No deaths are known to have been caused by this outbreak.

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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

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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

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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

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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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