The Food and Drug Administration has identified a new outbreak of infections from E. coli O157:H7.

The agency announced the outbreak on April 17 and indicated that traceback efforts have begun. However, the FDA did not report the food or foods being traced.

The FDA had identified nine patients in the outbreak as of the announcement. The agency has not reported how old the patients are or where they live.

Investigation of a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak continues with the patient count increasing. Since the announcement of the outbreak on April 10, the FDA has identified one more sick person, bringing the total to 12.

As with the new E. Coli outbreak, the FDA has not yet determined what food is the source of the Salmonella. The agency has begun traceback efforts but has not reported what food or foods are being traced.

No sampling or site inspections are underway in either of the outbreak investigations.

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