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Salmonella Montevideo

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Live Poultry from Missouri Hatchery

At least 66 people have fallen ill in 20 states in a Salmonella Montevideo outbreak linked to live poultry from a Missouri hatchery, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. Sixteen people have been hospitalized while one infected person in Missouri has died, though Salmonella infection was not considered a contributing factor… Continue Reading

Top Food Safety Stories of 2010: No. 7

In our countdown of the top 17 food safety stories of the year, number 7 is about pepper. In a year when various strains of Salmonella infected people eating alfalfa sprouts, shell eggs, and cheesy chicken frozen rice, or handling frozen rodents and water frogs, a Salmonella Montevideo outbreak involving red and black pepper and… Continue Reading

CDC Says Two Strains Possible In Outbreak

The nationwide Salmonella outbreak associated with Italian-style salami may involve two strains of the pathogen, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has confirmed. In the latest update, CDC said 225 people in 44 states and the District of Columbia were infected with Salmonella Montevideo.  And for the first time, it… Continue Reading

Chicago Man Sues Over Salami Illness

Illinois resident Raymond Cirimele regularly purchased Daniele Inc. Italian-style salami products at a Costco store in Cook County. Last November he ate some of that pepper-coated salami and was infected with Salmonella Montevideo. After that, Cirimele experienced all sorts of gastrointestinal symptoms including diarrhea, aches and pains, fever, and severe abdominal cramps. He spent from… Continue Reading