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Mar 29, 2013

Mar 29, 2013

E coli outbreak linked to frozen snacks sickens 24 in 15 states

(CIDRAP News) – Federal and state health officials are investigating a multistate Escherichia coli O121 outbreak that has so far sickened 24 people in 15 states and sparked a recall of a New York company's frozen chicken quesadillas and other snacks.

Feb 15, 2013

Feb 15, 2013

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to chicken sickens 124

(CIDRAP News) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced yesterday that it is investigating a Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak simmering since last June that has sickened at least 124 people in 12 states.

Jan 28, 2013

Jan 28, 2013

Tainted ground beef linked to illnesses in five states

(CIDRAP News) – A second Michigan company has recalled ground beef in connection with a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak, which has expanded to 16 illnesses in five states, according to federal officials.


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