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National Health News CDC Update: 838 Salmonella Cases in 38 States Linked to Imported Cucumbers

CDC Update: 838 Salmonella Cases in 38 States Linked to Imported Cucumbers

atest update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that, as of Nov. 18, 2015, 838 people from 38 states have reportedly been infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Poona linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico. That is an increase of 71 cases since the last update on Oct. 14, […]

11/19/15 at 4:43 pm     1093      , ,     Food Safety News
National Health News What you should know about Salmonella if you keep backyard poultry

What you should know about Salmonella if you keep backyard poultry

s not unusual to see soft and cute baby poultry put on display in agricultural feed stores, especially during the spring. But most people do not realize that live poultry (chicks, chickens, ducks, ducklings, geese, turkeys) can be a source of human Salmonella infections, especially for children. Since 1990, more than 35 outbreaks of human […]

7/27/15 at 9:33 am     1318      , ,
National Health News Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat

Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat

iotic resistance in foodborne germs, an ongoing public health threat, continued to show both positive and challenging trends in 2013, according to human illness data posted online today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Efforts are underway to curb the injudicious use of antibiotics, but each year, antibiotic-resistant infections from foodborne germs […]

6/10/15 at 5:15 pm     1066      , , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News CDC: Raw tuna suspected as Salmonella source in outbreak

CDC: Raw tuna suspected as Salmonella source in outbreak

aths have been reported. But 10 people have been hospitalized, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday in a statement. The majority of those who fell ill said they had recently eaten sushi that included raw tuna. However, “a common brand or supplier of raw tuna has not been identified,” the […]

5/27/15 at 1:19 pm     1206      , , , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News Canada salmonella outbreak leaves 34 people sick after poultry contact

Canada salmonella outbreak leaves 34 people sick after poultry contact

ian health authorities are investigating after 34 people became sick with salmonella infections after contact with live baby poultry, the country’s Public Health Agency said on Monday. The agency said it was investigating 17 cases of people becoming sick between April 5 and May 12 in the province of Alberta, 13 in British Columbia and […]

5/27/15 at 1:07 pm     1143      , , ,     Reuters