Public health officials say a Salmonella outbreak traced to ground beef from the world’s largest beef producer is technically over, but there is a continuing threat because unknowing consumers likely still have some of the implicated meat in their home freezers.

With 403 laboratory-confirmed patients across 30 states, the outbreak
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An additional 87 ill people from 16 states were included in this investigation since the last update on Nov. 15. States with newly reported illnesses include: Michigan, Mississippi, and West Virginia.

As of Dec. 12, there are 333 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport. They have
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For the third time since Oct. 4, JBS Tolleson Inc. is expanding its beef recall, bringing the total to more than 12 million pounds. The beef is associated with a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened almost 250 people since August.

Traceback investigators have found that three confirmed patients had JBS
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The only good thing that can be said about the multi-state Salmonella Newport outbreak is that so far, no one has died.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday reported 126 additional ill people from 13 states have been added to the outbreak associated with the JBS meat
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