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Publisher’s Platform: 75 sproutbreaks later, fresh raw sprouts still not safe

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Thanks to my friends at Barfblog for keeping track of the Sproutbreaks over the last couple of decades. These outbreaks have been some of the largest and most deadly in the world. Now we are seeing two being reported in the United States in the last few weeks. A total of nine people infected with… Continue Reading

Salmonella outbreak linked to Kansas sprouts reaches Pennsylvania

A Salmonella Muenchen outbreak linked to fresh alfalfa sprouts from a Kansas grower now includes 13 people from four states, spurring federal officials to join the investigation. Five of the sick people have required hospitalization, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which posted its first report on the outbreak today. Late last… Continue Reading