Seven people have needed hospital treatment as part of a Salmonella outbreak in France linked to dry pork sausages.

In total, 31 cases of salmonellosis have been detected by the National Reference Center for Salmonella at Institut Pasteur. Illness because of Salmonella Bovismorbificans has mostly affected young people with at
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Ashland Sausage Co. in Carol Stream, IL has recalled approximately 1,092 pounds of pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard, dark plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports..

The ready-to-eat (RTE) coarse ground sausage items were produced on Nov.

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George’s Prepared Foods, located in  Caryville, TN, has recalled approximately 6,444 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The ready-to-eat pork and turkey sausage patty

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A patient-control study in the Netherlands has identified traditional Dutch dry raw sausages as the main transmission route for hepatitis E virus to the general population.

Researchers said prevalence and cause of hepatitis E virus (HEV) contamination of pork muscle meat products requires further investigation. Traditional Dutch dry raw sausages
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Officials at the USDA have offered scant details on a nationwide recall of five flavors of snack sausages, except to say the action was necessary because of “possible product contamination.” The sausages do not require refrigeration. Their best-by dates reach into 2020.

“This recall is being initiated due to product

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The New Hampshire-based North Country Smokehouse, located in Claremont, on Tuesday recalled 2,600 pounds of pork sausage due to misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The recalled product has a gluten-free claim represented on the front label. However, the product contains gluten

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With multinational retailer Tesco neither willing to confirm nor deny that it is the “Supermarket X” linked to Hepatitis E infections in an estimated 150,000 to 200,000 British sausage lovers annually, some people are beginning to suspect imported pork products were responsible.

According to the World Health Organization:

  • Hepatitis E

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