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The Barry-Eaton District Health Department has announced that they have been  investigating an outbreak of Norovirus linked to a Carrabba’s location in Lansing, Michigan. This outbreak has sickened over 100 people. The outbreak occurred between May 7th and May 8th. The first reports of illnesses came on May 10th. In response, the Carrabba’s location voluntarily… Read more »

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Habanero peppers produced by Montero Farms in McAllen, Texas have been recalled after concerns arose that they may be contaminated with Salmonella. A total of 154 boxes of habaneros have been recalled. Each box is an 8-pound cardboard box filled with habanero peppers. Recalled peppers were distributed to retail locations in Indianapolis and McAllen between… Read more »

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Recently, Organic Kale Medley salads produced by Taylor Farms were linked to a Salmonella outbreak in Minnesota. The outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis has sickened at least 6 people. One of the cases required hospitalization, but all people sickened in the outbreak are recovering. No deaths have been reported. The illnesses caused by the outbreak began… Read more »

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On May 13, the CDC declared that the Salmonella outbreak associated with alfalfa sprouts is over. A total of 26 people were sickened across 12 states. States affected by the outbreak include Kansas with 5 cases, Maryland with 2 cases, Missouri with 3 cases, New Jersey with 2 cases, New York with 2 cases, North… Read more »

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On May 11, Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. issued a recall for more than 47 million pounds of meat and poultry products after it was alerted that the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall is connected to the huge CRF Frozen Foods recall, which has led to the recall of more than 300 products…. Read more »

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On May 9, 2016, Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County, California, issued a recall for raw milk and cream produced at the facility. The recall occurred after routine testing revealed the presence of Salmonella. Recalled products include Organic Pastures brand raw milk, raw skim milk, and raw cream. Health officials have ordered that all products… Read more »

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On May 3, 2016, the CDC announced that they have been investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes associated with frozen vegetables. Dating as far back as September 2013, a total of 8 people have been sickened by frozen vegetables produced by CRF Frozen Foods. All 8 people needed  to be hospitalized. Two people have died… Read more »

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On April 21, 2016, the CDC announced that they were concluding the investigation into Garden of Life Raw Meal Shakes. The shakes have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Virchow that sickened a total of 33 people across the United States. Six people required hospitalization, and there were no deaths reported. Cases of Salmonella… Read more »