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CDC Advises Not To Kiss Or Snuggle Chickens After Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Backyard Poultry

CDC gave a fair warning: always wash hands after handling backyard poultry animals and do not hug or snuggle chicks and ducklings. These animals were found as the source of a salmonella outbreak.

Public Health May 23, 2019

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Pre-Cut Melons

Pre-cut melon and fruits produced by Caito Foods were identified as the possible sources of the Salmonella outbreak in nine states. The CDC and FDA issued public warnings on the recalled food product.

Public Health April 14, 2019

Hedgehogs May Be To Blame For Salmonella Outbreak In 8 States

The federal health agency warned pet owners to be cautious in holding their pet hedgehogs after 10 of the 11 cases reported from eight states had contact with the animal. There is no death reported and only one was hospitalized.

Public Health January 26, 2019

Backyard Chickens Linked To Multistate Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

Since the year 2000, over 4,700 people have been infected with salmonella because of contact with backyard chickens. The current outbreak has so far affected 44 states.

Public Health July 29, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Linked To Raw Turkey

A salmonella outbreak that sickened 90 people in 26 states has been linked to raw turkey. The CDC said that two of the infected patients live in homes where raw turkey were given as pet food.

Public Health July 20, 2018

FDA Says Honey Smacks Cereal Linked To Salmonella Outbreak Still In Shelves

In June, the Kellogg company itself issued a recall for its Honey Smacks cereal after it was linked to a salmonella outbreak occurring across the country. The agency now says, however, the some retailers are still selling them.

Public Health July 13, 2018

Massachusetts Restaurant Shuts Down Following Massive Salmonella Outbreak

There’s a suspected salmonella outbreak again. This time, it originated from Kitty’s Restaurant in North Reading, Massachusetts, and reportedly infected as many as 39 people.

Public Health July 12, 2018

Party Food Contaminated With Feces Spreads Highly Contagious Disease

At least 40 people were infected with shigella germs after attending a potluck party in Charlotte. Health officials suspected that one of the foods served was contaminated with fecal matters.

Public Health July 5, 2018

Beware Of Pre-Cut Melons: Turns Out They Might Be Linked To Recent Salmonella Outbreak

Avoid buying pre-cut melon from Walmart and Kroger stores for the time being, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The health agency is currently investigating a salmonella outbreak that’s been linked to the fruit.

Public Health June 9, 2018

Backyard Chickens Linked To 124 Cases Of Salmonella Illnesses Across 36 States

The CDC reports that a salmonella outbreak has been linked to contact with backyard chickens. There have been 124 cases throughout 36 states identified as part of the outbreak.

Public Health June 8, 2018

FDA Continues To Stop Companies From Selling Kratom Supplements That Could Be Linked To Salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration cracked down again on companies that continue to sell the kratom supplement. The unknown product is linked to a recent outbreak of salmonella, which has so far affected 130 people in the United States.

Public Health May 22, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak From Caterer Sickens 70 People And Hospitalizes 4 In Newton County, Georgia

At least 70 people in Newton County, Georgia received medical treatment following a salmonella outbreak. Officials believe that a local catering company caused the outbreak.

Public Health May 19, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 12 More: How To Handle Eggs To Prevent Salmonella Infection

Twelve more people were sickened by salmonella in an outbreak linked to recalled eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms' Hyde County farm. Here are the proper ways of handling eggs and egg dishes to avoid contracting salmonella.

Public Health May 12, 2018

Indiana Farm Recalls Over 200 Million Eggs Due To Potential Salmonella Health Risk

The Food and Drugs Administration announced the recall of more than 200 million eggs. The recalled products could be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup after 22 illnesses linked to the consumption of the eggs had been reported.

Public Health April 16, 2018

Chicken Salad Salmonella Outbreak Update: 1 Dead, 265 Sick, 8 States Affected

At least one death is tied to February’s salmonella outbreak, which the CDC confirms roots from contaminated chicken salad made by an Iowan company. The outbreak also caused 265 people to get sick.

Public Health April 10, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Chicken Salad Worsens: Here's How To Avoid Getting Infected

The salmonella outbreak linked to premade chicken salad purchased from grocery stores has worsened, according to the CDC. The total number of victims has increased to 170 people across seven states, with 62 hospitalizations.

Public Health March 9, 2018

FDA Recalls And Razes Products With Opioid Kratom Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

The FDA is not batting an eye after discovering kratom as the culprit behind this recent Salmonella outbreak. For public protection, products with the opioid substitute are now being recalled and destroyed.

Public Health February 25, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak In 20 States Linked To Kratom Supplements, Warns CDC

A salmonella outbreak has affected 28 people across 20 states, with 11 victims hospitalized. The CDC has linked the incident to the controversial kratom herbal supplements, and has recommended consumers to avoid the products.

Public Health February 21, 2018

Pet Turtles Blamed For Salmonella Outbreak in 13 States

The CDC and FDA warned the public not to buy turtles as pets or give them as gifts. A multistate salmonella outbreak is now being attributed to handling of the hard-shelled reptile.

Public Health August 30, 2017

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Papaya Sickens 47

A multistate Salmonella outbreak has already sickened 47 people from New York to Louisiana. Federal officials believe that the infections are linked to yellow Maradol papayas.

Public Health July 22, 2017

CDC Warns Public Not To Get Too Close To Chicken, Geese And Other Fowls: Here's Why

The CDC issued an advisory to the public, warning people from being in close contact with chickens, birds and other fowls. The advisory is a result of a Salmonella outbreak in over 40 states.

Public Health June 4, 2017

Drug-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Dairy Bull Calves Bought From Livestock Markets In Wisconsin

Twenty-one people were infected with multidrug resistant Salmonella in eight U.S. states. Infection was linked to contact with ill calves that were purchased from livestock markets.

Public Health November 30, 2016

CDC Warns Of Salmonella Risks From Backyard Chickens

The CDC is in the midst of an investigation concerning eight outbreaks of salmonella that are linked to backyard chicken farms across the U.S.

Public Health July 21, 2016

Salmonella Outbreak That Sickened 11 Prompts Recall Of Pistachios

Salmonella outbreak has sickened 11 people and hospitalized two in California. Authorities said the most probable sources of the infection are the pistachio products of Wonderful Pistachios, Trader Joe's and Paramount Farms, which all have announced voluntary food recalls.

Life March 10, 2016

Salmonella Outbreaks That Sickened 20 People Linked To Meat Cooked On Home Rotisseries, Spits

At least 20 people fell ill this year, with health officials finding that ill-prepared roasted meat as the culprit. Health officials advise the public on how to safely prepare meat to prevent further infections.

Life October 27, 2015

Salmonella Outbreak Sends 34 To Hospital, Spreads Across Eight Provinces In Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada has launched a probe to determine the source of a salmonella outbreak in eight provinces in Canada. Though there were no reported fatalities, 34 people were hospitalized.

Life October 21, 2015

Chipotle Linked To Salmonella Outbreak in Minnesota

Health officials in Minnesota report that 45 people in the state were sickened after eating food bought from different franchises of Mexican fast food Chipotle.

Life September 12, 2015

Salmonella-Tainted Cucumbers Kill 1, Sicken Almost 300 In 27 States: Are You Safe?

A California company distributing cucumbers from Mexico has issued a recall after the CDC tracked infections clusters and identified the company as a "common supplier" to areas of illness.

Life September 7, 2015

Tuna Used To Make Sushi May Have Caused Salmonella Outbreak In Several States

A Salmonella outbreak in several states in the US is ongoing and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it could be due to the tuna used to make sushi sold in some grocery stores. The company that sold and distributed the raw fish has already recalled their products.

Life July 24, 2015

Peanut salmonella trial reveals America's food safety honor system is shaky

Due to lack of resources to thoroughly inspect consumable products, the FDA said that it relies on an honor system from companies. The case of the salmonella outbreak traced to Peanut Corporation of America shows the weakness of this system.

Life August 10, 2014

Foster Farms salmonella outbreak: Infected consumers now up to 574

The outbreak has already sickened more than 500 individuals since March last year but the FSIS did not demand a recall. Foster Farms has likewise refused to voluntarily recall their poultry products.

Life May 29, 2014

Pet bearded dragon culprit behind salmonella outbreak: CDC

Your pet bearded dragon may be bringing more harm than happiness to you and your family. A Salmonella outbreak was confirmed in several states in the U.S., and all this pointed to the interaction with the pet lizard.

Life April 28, 2014

Bearded dragon causes salmonella outbreak in U.S., infects 132 people

Owners of bearded dragons should observe caution when handling their pets as a two-year Salmonella outbreak is linked to contact with these lizards. Very young children and older adults should be advised to keep away from the reptiles.

Life April 26, 2014

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