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Nine Critically Injured in Baltimore Building Explosion

An explosion at the Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) building in downtown Baltimore injured several people this morning. Eyewitnesses reported hearing an explosion at about 8:30 AM at the building on West Fayette Street. The force of the explosion blew…

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Meat and Poultry Recalls Hit an All-Time Low in 2020

When Food Poisoning Bulletin began a review of food recalls in 2020, it discovered there had been a dramatic decline in the number of recalls for meat and poultry but not for other food products. In order to look for…

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Oak Grove House Explosion Injures 1 in MN

A man who sustained serious injuries when his Oak Grove house exploded on December 18 is receiving treatment at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. The blast, which occurred around 5:30, damaged the home located in the 4400 block of 214th Avenue…

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CDC, FDA Declare an End to 2 Mystery E. coli Outbreaks

The CDC and FDA have declared an end to two of three mystery E. coli outbreaks where romaine lettuce was the suspected source. The outbreaks remain unsolved. Contact the Pritzker Hageman E. coli Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  |   Text: 1-612-261-0856 Contact an E.…

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Semi Crash Near Clinton Kills 1, Injures 1

A semi crash on I-43 near Clinton killed one driver and injured another this morning. The Wisconsin State Patrol’s crash report says that a semi collided with a car in the southbound lanes of I-43 at about 11:30 A.M. Both…

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House Explosion in Dickinson County, MI Leaves 2 Dead

A house explosion in Dickinson County, MI left homeowners Roy Kline, 78, and MaryAnn Kline, 66 dead. They were the only people inside the home located off Fordville Road Near Hardwood, MI when it exploded on the morning of December…

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Optima Chemicals Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured in WV

Three people were injured and one man is dead after an explosion at Optima Chemicals in Belle, WV on Tuesday, December 8. John Gillenwater, a beloved husband, father, and friend, was killed in the blast which occurred just after 10:30…

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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Omaha House Explosion

One person is dead and two others are critically injured after a house explosion in Omaha, NE this morning. Crews from the city’s natural gas utility were at the scene, 4810 S 51st St., as fire officials worked to identify…

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Italian-Style Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak Grows: 11 Sick, 1 Dead

A three-state Listeria outbreak linked to Italian-style deli meats including salami, prosciutto and mortadella has grown to include 11 illnesses and one fatality, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  All of the people sickened said they…

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Why is Food Poisoning from Ground Beef Common?

All meat can become contaminated during slaughter, but ground beef poses a heightened risk because bacteria on the surface of cuts of meat are mixed throughout when the meat is ground. Ground meat that is contaminated can spread germs when…

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Sunbeam 6-Quart Express Crock-Pot Multi-Cookers Recalled for Burn Hazard

Sunbeam has issued a burn hazard recall for its Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi-Cooker sold at Walmart, Target, Amazon and other retailers. Consumers who have purchased this product should not use it as injury can occur. At the time of the…

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Outbreak Linked to AFC Sushi Sold at Harris Teeter Stores in NC

A food poisoning outbreak linked to AFC Sushi sold at two Harris Teeter locations in North Carolina has sickened more than 10 people, according to county health officials. The product was sold from November 13, 2020, to November 19, 2020,…