Pennsylvania Department of Health

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The clock is ticking.

Not naming the restaurant and the dates of exposure deny Pennsylvania residents vital information in order to know if they were exposed and to have time to receive a potentially life-saving hepatitis A vaccination or immune globulin (IG) shot within two weeks of
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Pennsylvania Health Official must name Italian Restaurant and dates of exposure to Hepatitis A

State officials are reporting a hepatitis A outbreak among patrons of an unnamed Italian restaurant in Pennsylvania. One death is being investigated as part of the outbreak.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health are investigating the outbreak in southeast Pennsylvania.

Health officials report
Continue Reading Hepatitis A outbreak may have killed one in Pennsylvania; restaurant implicated

As promised, a New Jersey company is recalling pre-cut fresh fruit from hospitals, schools and other institutions because of a link to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 30.

Tailor Cut Produce is recalling its Fruit luau, cut honeydew, cut cantaloupe and cut pineapple products, according to a
Continue Reading Company recalls fresh fruit from hospitals, schools, etc., amid Salmonella Javiana outbreak

Very little information is being released about a Salmonella outbreak among patients at four healthcare facilities in Pennsylvania.

In a short advisory Dec. 5 the Pennsylvania Department of Health urged healthcare providers to watch for patients with symptoms of Salmonella infections. The advisory did not include information on what specific
Continue Reading More than 2 dozen infected in outbreak at healthcare facilities

Pennsylvania officials say by week’s end they should have lab results from samples of raw milk from Pot ‘O Gold Dairy Specialties. The unpasteurized milk is linked to a Salmonella outbreak in the state.

State health officials warned the public on Oct. 12 to discard the implicated milk, which was
Continue Reading State officials expect raw milk test results soon; outbreak investigation ongoing

Health officials are urging the public to immediately discard any unpasteurized, raw milk from a Pennsylvania dairy because it has been linked to at least nine people with confirmed Salmonella infections.

Almost no labeling information has been provided to help consumers determine whether they have any of the Pot ‘O
Continue Reading Public urged to throw out raw milk from dairy implicated in Salmonella outbreak

Pennsylvania officials warned consumers earlier this month that they should immediately discard all raw milk from Conoco View Dairy because it was contaminated with Campylobacter, which can cause serious infections and is killed by pasteurization.

As of Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, which issued the warning Feb. 15, had
Continue Reading Raw milk test in Pennsylvania prompts Campylobacter warning