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Dec 13, 2019

Dec 13, 2019
Romaine lettuce

FDA identifies common grower in romaine E coli outbreaks

The grower, in the Salinas, California, growing region, has been linked to 3 separate outbreaks.

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019
Fresh Express salad kit

Salad kits linked to new E coli outbreak in US, Canada

Fresh Express salads are linked to a 3-state, 8-case outbreak in the US and 16 cases in Canada.

Nov 21, 2019

Nov 21, 2019
Turkey flock

Unusual Salmonella widespread in turkeys still sickening people

The CDC confirmed 356 cases in 2018 and 2019, but illnesses continue to be noted.

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019
Caesar salad with beef pasta

CDC reports foodborne illnesses tied to salad, ground beef

Officials are tracking a 17-case E coli outbreak tied to salads and an 11-case Salmonella outbreak linked to beef.

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019
Hand washing

UK study: Food not likely source of resistant E coli

Most bloodstream infections caused by resistant E coli involve human-associated strains.

Oct 03, 2019

Oct 03, 2019

Study: Antibiotic-free poultry meat less likely to harbor multidrug-resistant Salmonella

Conventionally raised poultry harbored nearly twice as much multidrug-resistant Salmonella as meat from antibiotic-free poultry.

Oct 01, 2019

Oct 01, 2019
FDA food inspector

FDA launches food safety dashboard to track FSMA progress

Eventually, metrics for all 7 of the FSMA foundational rules will be added.

Aug 23, 2019

Aug 23, 2019
Dairy cow

CDC: 255 cases of resistant Salmonella tied to beef, soft cheese

"The antibiotic resistance pattern of this strain is alarming," a CDC expert says.

Jul 26, 2019

Jul 26, 2019
Basil on pasta salad

Multistate outbreak tied to basil part of Cyclospora surge

A 132-case outbreak linked to basil is part of the nation's 580 lab-confirmed infections so far this year.

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019
microbiological testing

Annual snapshot of foodborne illnesses shows Cyclospora spike

One of the notable developments for 2018 was a spike in Cyclospora cases, likely the result of multiple factors, the CDC said.

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