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Legionnaires’ Cases Surge as Buildings Reopen After COVID-19 Closures

City, county, and state health departments across the country are reporting surges of Legionnaires’ disease cases as buildings reopen after COVID-19 closures. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, often fatal form of pneumonia that develops when people breathe in water vapor…

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Princeton House Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized [Updated]

Updated July 30, 2021- Family members told the Union-Times that a new washer and dryer were delivered to the home on the morning of the explosion. This post was originally published July 23, 2021.  One person is dead and two…

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Greater Omaha Packing Recalls Beef for E. coli O157:H7 Risk

Greater Omaha Packing of Omaha has issued a recall for 295,236 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The raw beef cuts were intended for “non-intact use” meaning they were to be used to…

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E. coli O121 Outbreak Linked to Packaged Cake Mix

A 12-state E. coli O121 outbreak linked to packaged cake mix has sickened 16 people. Seven people have been hospitalized, one of them with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) a form of kidney failure that is a complication of E. coli…

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BrightFarms Expands Salmonella Salad Greens Recall to Include Spinach

BrightFarms of Rochelle, IL has expanded its salad greens Salmonella recall to include baby spinach. The recall expansion includes 4-ounce and 8-ounce sizes. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as these recalls have been issued in…

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Listeria Recall for Cahill Cheddar Cheeses Sold at Whole Foods

Whole Foods has issued a Listeria recall for Cahill Cheddar cheeses sold at 44 stores in 22 states. The recall includes Cahil Whiskey Cheddar and Cahill Cheddar with Porter. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as…

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Chemical Leak at LyondellBasell Plant in La Porte Kills 2, Injures 30

A chemical leak at the LyondellBasell plant in La Porte, Texas killed two people and injured 30 others Monday evening. About 100,000 pounds of acetic acid was released before the leak was stopped. The Harris County Fire Marshal says acetic…

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Former Fire Chief Killed in Rome, WI House Explosion

A gas leak is the suspected source of a July 27 house explosion in Rome, WI that killed former volunteer fire chief Mike Revolinski, according to WISN.  Neighbors told the station he was beloved in the town of 700 residents.…

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Cyclospora Parasite Poses Seasonal Threat to Fresh Produce

Until 1990, when the first U.S. Cyclospora outbreak was documented, not much was known about the parasite native to tropical and subtropical climates. Thirty years later, many Americans can say they are more familiar with the single-cell freeloader than they…

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Tyrone House Explosion Kills 1, Injures 5

A house explosion in Tyrone, Pa. killed one person and injured five others Monday afternoon. At the time of the explosion, Peoples Natural Gas (PNG) was responding to reports of a gas odor at the house on the 1300 block…

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House Explosion Near West Bend Injures 2, Natural Gas Suspected

A house fire and explosion near West Bend, Wisc. left two people with severe burn injuries Friday evening. Fire investigators suspect natural gas caused the explosion. Firefighters arrived on the scene at 3149 Norman Drive in Barton after receiving reports…

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Neighbors Band Together –Explosion Lawyer Eric Hageman Discusses Princeton Home Explosion on WCCO-TV

Everything changed for a Minnesota family when 85-year-old Eugene Meyer flipped on the stove to make lunch at his Princeton home. Turning on the stove ignited a gas leak that caused the Princeton house to explode. Sadly, Eugene died in…