Maricopa County, AZ, is reporting nine illnesses from a rare strain of Salmonella paratypi which officials say is associated with raw minced or ground tuna used in sushi. Disease onset for the nine AZ cases was from April 3-16, 2015, and three people have been hospitalized, the county reported on Friday, May 15. http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photos-tuna-maki-image16991138“We are…

Cost concerns and general opposition may prompt Hawaii to try and follow California by repealing new state health rules requiring food service workers to use utensils or gloves when preparing sushi or other ready-to-eat foods. The new rules just went into effect July 21 and have already drawn criticism from restaurant managers who say that…

Editor’s Note:  With only a few days of 2012 remaining, it’s time to take a look back at the year.  That’s what we will be doing today and tomorrow. We are going to begin with your choices for 2012, those stories that drew the most readership at Food Safety News.   We are calling these the

425 people in 28 states and the District of Columbia have now fallen ill with Salmonella from a recalled tuna product served in sushi and known as Nakaochi scrape. Of those ill, 55 have been hospitalized.

In its final outbreak update, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that the outbreak appears to…

The number of confirmed cases of Salmonella poisoning from frozen raw tuna used primarily to make sushi has jumped by 58 to 316, and two more states have reported cases related to the outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

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The outbreak is now spread over 26 states and the District of …

 “If anyone on #TheSickTour would like to get sushi lunch with me, meet by the bus in 30 minutes!”

That’s what Chris Fronzak – the frontman of the heavy metal band Attila – tweeted the morning of April 10 during the Louisiana stint of the band’s “The Sick Tour.” About 30 hours after Fronzak ate …

Three more states have reported illnesses linked to the outbreak of Salmonella infection likely caused by raw sushi tuna imported from India, and the total number of confirmed cases has risen to 258, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.

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The CDC’s previous update (April 26) on the Salmonella Bareilly and Salmonella Nchanga …