At least 950 people in the Netherlands are now known to have fallen ill in a Salmonella Thompson outbreak linked to salmon. Three elderly victims have died. The outbreak was first reported October 1 after more than 200 Salmonella illnesses were linked to smoked salmon sold by Netherlands-based Foppen. Subsequent environmental testing revealed the presence…

More than 500 people in the Netherlands have now contracted Salmonella infections linked to smoked salmon, and at least one of these patients has died, reported Dutch health officials Saturday.  According to The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment  of the Netherlands, two fatalities have been connected to the outbreak. One has been…

After calling nearly 250,000 customers last week to tell them the smoked salmon they had purchased was being recalled for potential Salmonella contamination, Costco has released one of the two recalled brands of the fish back onto the market, and has been informed by health officials that no U.S. illnesses are linked to either product.…

Costco Wholesale – the only U.S. carrier of the European smoked salmon that’s been linked to hundreds of Salmonella illnesses in the Netherlands – issued a recall of the fish Monday, using its automated system to call the nearly 250,000 U.S. consumers who had purchased the product over the past month.

The recalled smoked salmon…