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A Rundown of Recent Outbreaks for National Chicken Month

The National Chicken Council and major chicken producers have deemed September National Chicken Month in an effort to promote sales. In observance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reminding consumers to handle chicken safely, avoid cross-contamination during preparation and…

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Salmonella in Onions, Cilantro, Salsa and Guacamole

A fast-growing Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak has sickened 419 people in 35 states. Health officials are still working to determine the source of the outbreak, but some evidence suggests that cilantro, peppers and onions are possible suspects. Contact the Pritzker Hageman Salmonella…

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Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Grows Again

A fast-growing Salmonella outbreak with an unidentified source has spread to 35 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least 419 people are sick, 66 hospitalized. Health officials are still working to pinpoint the source,…

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Salmonella Outbreak Hits Texas Hard [Updated]

A 35-state Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak has hit Texas hard. Federal health officials have linked the source of the outbreak to onions imported from Mexico and sold between July 1, 2021 and August 27, 2021. Most of the cases in Texas…

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Salmonella Outbreak Doubles in Size in 1 Week, 279 Now Sick [Update]

A Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak has doubled in size in the last six days, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Federal health officials have not yet identified the food source of the fast-growing…

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Shrimp Salmonella Outbreak Ends But FDA Says Check Your Freezer

A frozen shrimp Salmonella outbreak is over but the FDA is worried some consumers may have the recalled product in their freezers. The Salmonella Weltevreden outbreak triggered a recall and then a huge expansion of that recall that included shrimp…

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Salmonella Outbreak in 25 States Includes Restaurants

A 25-state Salmonella outbreak includes clusters of illnesses associated with restaurants, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These restaurant clusters are groups of people who don’t know each other but ate at the same restaurant and got…

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Salmonella Thompson Outbreak Sickens 77

Federal health officials are searching for the source of a Salmonella Thompson outbreak that has sickened 77 people, according to the latest information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Details about the investigation have not been released so…

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Salmonella Oranienburg Outbreak Sickens 126

Federal health officials are investigating a Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak that has sickened 126 people, according to new information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A food source has not yet been identified and it is not yet known…

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La Mex Salmonella Outbreak May Be Part of a Multistate Outbreak

A Salmonella outbreak at La Mex restaurant in Morris, IL may be part of a multistate outbreak, according to the Grundy County Health Department. Health officials there are urging anyone who ate at the restaurant between August 31, 2021, and…

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El Sombrero Salmonella Outbreak in Fox River Grove, IL

A Salmonella outbreak at El Sombrero in Fox River Grove, IL has prompted the restaurant’s temporary closure while health officials investigate. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is urging anyone who ate at the restaurant, located at 314 Lincoln Ave,…

Fratelli Beretta Antipasto Salmonella Recall
Fratelli Beretta 431-Ton Antipasto Recall Not Big Enough, CDC Warns

The Fratelli Beretta recall tied to an ongoing Salmonella outbreak should include all of the company’s antipasto products, not just one, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned in an outbreak update yesterday. On August 27, 2021, Fratelli…