Salmonella Cucumber Outbreak Gets Another Update

In their first update in a month, the CDC has announced that the amount of cases associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Poona has risen again. A total of 838 people have been sickened after eating cucumbers contaminated with Salmonella. These cases are spread out over 38 states, including Alabama with 1 case, Alaska with… Read more »

Cucumber Salmonella Cases Top 650

In their September 29, 2015 update, the CDC has announced that the number of Salmonella Poona cases caused by contaminated cucumbers has reached 671. These illnesses are spread out over 34 states, including Alabama with 1 case, Alaska with 13 cases, Arizona with 112 cases, Arkansas with 9 cases, California with 164 cases, Colorado with… Read more »

Cucumber Salmonella Poisoning

In their September 15, 2015 update, the CDC has revealed that the number of people sickened by Salmonella contaminated cucumbers has risen to 418. Over 90 people have been hospitalized, and two people have died. Cucumber Salmonella Poisoning Cases   Cases of illness have been reported from 31 different states, including Alaska with 10 cases,… Read more »

Huge 27 State Salmonella Outbreak

As of September 4, 2015, at least 285 people have been infected with Salmonella Poona across 27 states after consuming contaminated cucumbers. The states affected include Alaska with 8 cases, Arizona with 60 cases, Arkansas with 6 cases, California with 51 cases, Colorado with 14 cases, Idaho with 8 cases, Illinois with 5 cases, Kansas with… Read more »

Cucumbers from Mexico Responsible for E. Coli Outbreak

Cucumbers imported from Mexico are the likely cause of an E. coli outbreak in Colorado. In October 2013, sandwiches from Jimmy John’s containing cucumbers sickened nine people. Eight of these cases were confirmed, with the last one being probable. At least one of the cases developed hemolytic uremic syndrome. Pulse-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) testing confirmed… Read more »