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Update: Raw Tuna ‘Likely Source’ of 62 Salmonella Infections in 11 States

Update: As of July 22, 62 people have been infected in this outbreak. This article has been updated to reflect the latest case count. At least 62 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) have been reported from 11 states. Eleven ill people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. That’s… Continue Reading

Importer Recalls Raw, Frozen Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreaks

Osamu Corporation of Gardena, CA, is recalling Frozen Yellow Fin Tuna Chunk Meat (Lot #68568) sold to AFC Corporation of Rancho Dominquez, CA, and sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia. The company took this action because officials with the Minnesota Department of Health found that samples of this product from one retail location in Minnesota… Continue Reading

CDC: Arizona Finds Two Types of Salmonella in Imported Tuna

California firm recalls ground frozen yellowfin tuna

In an investigation update posted Friday, June 5, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that unopened frozen ground tuna products tested by the Arizona State Public Health Laboratory, working with the Maricopa County (Phoenix) Environmental Services Department, had found Salmonella Newport in one sample and Salmonella Weltevreden in another sample. The unopened… Continue Reading