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May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021
Lab worker with Salmonella on petri dish

CDC study shows rise in resistant Salmonella infections

The researchers estimate a 40% increase in the annual incidence of resistant Salmonella.

Oct 01, 2020

Oct 01, 2020
Hedgehog and bearded dragon

Multistate Salmonella outbreaks tied to pet hedgehogs, lizards

Officials have traced 43 cases in multiple states to hedgehogs and bearded dragons.

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 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.

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 31, 2019

Jul 31, 2019
Pig ear dog treat

Pig ear dog treat Salmonella probe yields more cases and a warning

Officials have confirmed 127 cases in 33 states, and 26 people have been hospitalized.

Jul 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019
Chick in hands

Two deaths noted in growing Salmonella outbreaks tied to poultry

Almost 500 cases are tied to backyard poultry, and nearly 100 infections are linked to dog treats.

May 07, 2019

May 07, 2019
Piglet in person's arms

Feds cite flu, Salmonella, MERS, Lyme among zoonotic threats

Other high-priority diseases include West Nile, plague, rabies, and brucellosis.

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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