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CDC declares outbreak over; danger of infections from tuna continues

CDC DECLARES OUTBREAK OVER; DANGER OF INFECTIONS FROM TUNA CONTINUES

Public health officials continue to warn about food poisoning dangers in association with raw tuna served as sushi in the wake of a...

Its Science: the cause of South Africa's 2017-2018 Listeria Outbreak linked to Tiger Brand Polony is NOT an open question

ITS SCIENCE: THE CAUSE OF SOUTH AFRICA'S 2017-2018 LISTERIA OUTBREAK LINKED TO TIGER BRAND POLONY IS NOT AN OPEN QUESTION

The definitive article on the devastating 2017-2018 Listeria Outbreak linked to Tiger Brand Polony dropped into my inbox by Anthony...

 
 
 
Anatomy of a food recall: The background and the bottom line

ANATOMY OF A FOOD RECALL: THE BACKGROUND AND THE BOTTOM LINE

Contributed Editor's note: This article was published by the Penn State Extension Service and is reprinted here with permission. It...

Alfalfa sprouts linked to Salmonella outbreak in New Zealand

ALFALFA SPROUTS LINKED TO SALMONELLA OUTBREAK IN NEW ZEALAND

Almost 70 people have fallen ill in New Zealand with Salmonella infections from alfalfa sprouts. GSF Fresh New Zealand recalled some...

 
 
 
Multi-State Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Shigella flexneri, STEC non-O157, Vibrio albensis, Campylobacter lari, and norovirus genogroup 1 linked to Mexican Oysters

MULTI-STATE VIBRIO PARAHAEMOLYTICUS, SHIGELLA FLEXNERI, STEC NON-O157, VIBRIO ALBENSIS, CAMPYLOBACTER LARI, AND NOROVIRUS GENOGROUP 1 LINKED TO MEXICAN OYSTERS

The CDC and public health and regulatory officials in California, Nevada, Alaska, Illinois and New Hampshire are investigating a multistate...

Could Your Home County Be A Measles Hotspot?

COULD YOUR HOME COUNTY BE A MEASLES HOTSPOT?

As well as identifying the 25 U.S. counties at greatest risk for measles outbreaks, the researchers pinpointed the countries that contribute...

 
 
 
Anti-vaxx Kentucky teen who sued his school for barring him from classes now has chickenpox

ANTI-VAXX KENTUCKY TEEN WHO SUED HIS SCHOOL FOR BARRING HIM FROM CLASSES NOW HAS CHICKENPOX

Jerome Kunkel, an unvaccinated 18-year-old senior at a Catholic school in Walton, sued his school after he was banned amid a chickenpox...

There's good call for optimism, but grave reasons for concern remain

THERE'S GOOD CALL FOR OPTIMISM, BUT GRAVE REASONS FOR CONCERN REMAIN

The pattern is well established. Bad things happen, and then good things happen as a result. But, one man who is uniquely positioned...

 
 
 
U.S. received cheese linked to French E. coli outbreak

U.S. RECEIVED CHEESE LINKED TO FRENCH E. COLI OUTBREAK

Authorities in the United States have confirmed the country did receive a “small” amount of raw cow's milk cheese that has been linked...

Settlements reached in Cyclospora Outbreak

SETTLEMENTS REACHED IN CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigated a multistate...

 
 
 
Measles strikes another 60 Americans in a week as outbreak surges to 764 cases, CDC reveals 

MEASLES STRIKES ANOTHER 60 AMERICANS IN A WEEK AS OUTBREAK SURGES TO 764 CASES, CDC REVEALS 

The ongoing outbreak of measles in the US has now struck 764 people in 23 states, shattering the previous record since the infectious...

Congo Ebola outbreak exploding, right on schedule. hospital workers flee

CONGO EBOLA OUTBREAK EXPLODING, RIGHT ON SCHEDULE. HOSPITAL WORKERS FLEE

Ebola is overtaking the Democratic Republic of Congo, a nation that is also currently being ravaged by war and unrest. Some 100 militias...

 
 
 
Some Avengers: Endgame Midnight Screenings May Have Exposed Moviegoers to Measles

SOME AVENGERS: ENDGAME MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS MAY HAVE EXPOSED MOVIEGOERS TO MEASLES

A warning has been issued that some audiences of Avengers: Endgame may have been exposed to measles. The announcement is the latest...

Canada received cheese linked to E. coli outbreak in France

CANADA RECEIVED CHEESE LINKED TO E. COLI OUTBREAK IN FRANCE

Canada is one of a number of countries that has received raw milk cheese linked to an outbreak of E. coli O26 in France. French authorities...

 
 
 
FDA enters ‘New Era' today, stresses need for better food traceability

FDA ENTERS ‘NEW ERA' TODAY, STRESSES NEED FOR BETTER FOOD TRACEABILITY

As outbreak detectives continue to search for the root cause in an ongoing Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon , the FDA today...

Sickness in Seattle - E. coli O26 at Café Mario

SICKNESS IN SEATTLE - E. COLI O26 AT CAFÉ MARIO

Summary Public Health investigated an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli associated with I Love Sushi and Café Mario at Nintendo...

 
 
 
On this Saturday, what's up with this E. coli O103 Outbreak linked to Ground Beef?

ON THIS SATURDAY, WHAT'S UP WITH THIS E. COLI O103 OUTBREAK LINKED TO GROUND BEEF?

What we know is that illnesses began March 1 and it is now almost May 1 - why did it take so long to figure out that 177 people with...

E. coli Outbreak in Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi and Minnesota tied to ground beef

E. COLI OUTBREAK IN GEORGIA, KENTUCKY, OHIO, TENNESSEE, VIRGINIA, INDIANA, FLORIDA, ILLINOIS, MISSISSIPPI AND MINNESOTA TIED TO GROUND BEEF

As of April 25, 2019, 177 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from 10 states. CDC is reporting...

 
 
 
Could or Should officials at Caito Food Face Criminal Prosecution after two Salmonella Outbreaks?

COULD OR SHOULD OFFICIALS AT CAITO FOOD FACE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AFTER TWO SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS?

Criminal prosecutions in food cases have been quiet for the last few years. Outbreak 2: The recent multistate investigation began on...

Hundreds quarantined at 2 LA universities amid nationwide measles outbreak

HUNDREDS QUARANTINED AT 2 LA UNIVERSITIES AMID NATIONWIDE MEASLES OUTBREAK

A quarantine at two Los Angeles universities affected more than 200 students and staffers who may have been exposed to measles.