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Salmonella Outbreak from Raw Sushi Tuna Scrape

425 people in 28 states and the District of Columbia have now fallen ill with Salmonella from a recalled tuna product served in sushi and known as Nakaochi scrape. Of those ill, 55 have been hospitalized. In its final outbreak update, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that the outbreak appears to… Continue Reading

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Tuna Grows to 425

Salmonella from a recalled raw tuna product served in sushi and known as Nakaochi scrape has now sickened at least 425 individuals in 28 states and the District of Columbia. Of those ill, 55 have been hospitalized. In its final outbreak update, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that the outbreak appears… Continue Reading

Publishers Platform: How can we stop outbreaks earlier

Would catching outbreaks before they are over save lives and give us quicker knowledge as to the cause?

Opinion

Looking at the Salmonella Tuna Scrape (they really need a better name for it) outbreak numbers yesterday, it got me spending some of my day at work today looking at CDC data over the last few years on outbreak surveillance, investigations, announcements and government or business recalls. Looking at the data, it is fairly clear… Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform: When is a Recall not a Recall?

Perhaps when people keep getting sick by the product?

Opinion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that a total of 390 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Bareilly (376 persons) or Salmonella Nchanga (14 persons) have been reported from 27 states and the District of Columbia. Of those sickened, 47 people have been hospitalized – fortunately, no deaths have… Continue Reading

Case Count Rises in Salmonella Tuna Outbreak

CDC: 390 Sickened in 27 States and District of Columbia

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the following update Thursday: The CDC reports a total of 390 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Bareilly (376 persons) or Salmonella Nchanga (14 persons) have been reported from 27 states and the District of Columbia. 376 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella… Continue Reading

CDC: 316 Ill in Multistate Outbreak Linked to Sushi Tuna

The number of confirmed cases of Salmonella poisoning from frozen raw tuna used primarily to make sushi has jumped by 58 to 316, and two more states have reported cases related to the outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. The outbreak is now spread over 26 states and the District of… Continue Reading

FDA: Safety Violations at India Plant Linked to Tuna Salmonella Outbreak

As the case count continues to rise in the nationwide Salmonella outbreak linked to raw tuna, an inspection by U.S. health officials has revealed unsanitary conditions at the India facility that produced the implicated tuna product.  On April 19, about a week after authorities announced that a ground yellowfin tuna product  imported by Moon Marine… Continue Reading

Salmonella Sushi Outbreak Cases Jump to 258

Three more states have reported illnesses linked to the outbreak of Salmonella infection likely caused by raw sushi tuna imported from India, and the total number of confirmed cases has risen to 258, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. The CDC’s previous update (April 26) on the Salmonella Bareilly and Salmonella Nchanga… Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform: Salmonella Import Problem

Collaborative investigation efforts of state, local, and federal public health agencies indicate that a frozen raw yellowfin tuna product imported from India, known as Nakaochi Scrape, from Moon Marine USA Corporation is the likely source of this Salmonella Bareilly and Salmonella Nchanga outbreak. According to the CDC, 190 persons infected with the outbreak strain of… Continue Reading

Multistate Outbreak Linked to Raw Sushi Grows to 200 Cases

Forty more illnesses have been added to the multistate outbreak linked to Salmonella-contaminated sushi tuna, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Thursday. The CDC also announced that health officials has grouped a second strain of Salmonella Nchanga into the outbreak investigation. As of late week, CDC said there were 160 confirmed cases… Continue Reading