Health authorities across Australia are investigating several Listeria infections.

Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria officials are studying three different clusters.

A brand of shredded chicken was revealed as the probable source of one nationwide Listeria outbreak. The product is used mainly by restaurants, cafes, and hospitals.

Queensland Health officials

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Five children needed hospital treatment in an Australian state as part of a Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry.

Queensland Health is investigating Salmonella Typhimurium infections predominantly among young children that had contact with backyard chickens.

As of June 26, there had been 17 cases reported across the state. Thirteen
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Sewing needles have been found in six brands of strawberries sold at Woolworths in four Australian states.

Queensland authorities warned people who bought the Berry Obsession, Berry Licious, Love Berry, Donnybrook Berries, Delightful Strawberries, and Oasis brands of strawberries in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria
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