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Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+)

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak May Be Linked to Recalled Nut Butters

11 illnesses reported so far from 9 states

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigation is underway into 11 Salmonella illnesses in nine states which may be linked to recently recalled nut butters. The initial outbreak announcement will be posted sometime Thursday, Dec. 3, Laura Burnworth, a CDC health communication specialist, told Food Safety News. The confirmed cases are being reported… Continue Reading

Investigation Over Into Outbreak Linked to Recalled Frozen Tuna

The investigation into a Salmonella outbreak which sickened at least 65 people from 11 states and hospitalized 11 of them is now over, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC noted, however, that the recalled frozen tuna linked to the outbreak has a long shelf life and may still be in freezers. “Restaurants and… Continue Reading

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

Salmonella Cases Linked to Raw Tuna Sushi Now Total 53 People in 9 States

According to updates posted Thursday by both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there are now 53 people in 9 states infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+). Ten of those sickened have been hospitalized, and no deaths have… Continue Reading