A third death is being investigated in a hepatitis A outbreak traced to an Italian restaurant in West Norriton, PA.

Montgomery County public health officials say they have already confirmed two deaths in the outbreak traced to Gino’s Restaurant and Pizzeria. They have confirmed 10 people as infected with the
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The Montgomery County Office of Public Health in Pennsylvania announced today the temporary closure of Gino’s Ristorante & Pizzeria in West Norriton in relation to a deadly hepatitis A virus outbreak.

County officials say the restaurant will be closed until further notice while the investigation continues.

Authorities believe the outbreak
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More than 100 people were sickened during a Yersinia outbreak linked to pasteurized milk in 2019, according to a study. Raw milk may have cross-contaminated pasteurized milk during the pasteurization process.

Yersinia enterocolitica infections affected a youth summer camp and nearby community in northeastern Pennsylvania in July 2019.

Researchers identified
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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
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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
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JuJu Bakes LLC, doing business as “The Cookie Dough Cafe” of Bloomington, IL, is recalling 15 cases of 1.6-ounce “Chocolate Chip Chilled Gourmet Edible Cookie Dough Bars” because they may contain peanuts, which are not declared on the label, according to a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug
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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
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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
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Inspectors have found Listeria monocytogenes in raw milk from a Pennsylvania dairy, prompting Pennsylvania officials to urge consumers to immediately discard any of the unpasteurized milk bought recently.

Routine state testing revealed the bacterial contamination in raw milk from Fertile Valley Farm of Honesdale, PA. The Wayne County dairy posted
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