Seventy-eight suspected cases of Salmonella infection had been reported as of Friday in the outbreak in Rhode Island linked to a bakery that sold holiday pastries.

DeFusco’s Bakery in Johnston is at the center of the outbreak, which now has 46 lab-confirmed cases of Salmonella infection, the Rhode Island Department of Health reported in its …

The Rhode Island Department of Health has posted another update in its ongoing investigation of the Salmonella outbreak linked to zeppole and other pastry items prepared and sold last month by DeFusco’s bakery in Johnston.

The new numbers released Tuesday:

— 73 cases total (72 in Rhode Island, 1 in Massachusetts)

— 29 hospitalizations (27 …

A Bristol County, Massachusetts mother filed suit Monday against the Rhode Island bakery whose zeppole have been determined to be the source of a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened dozens.

The lawsuit was filed in Superior Court in Providence by Seattle food-safety law firm Marler Clark and Cooley Manion Jones, a Boston-based law firm, on …

Nine new cases of Salmonella infection were reported Friday in Rhode Island in an outbreak linked to Italian pastry. The illness total is now 56.

Almost all of those sickened, including a man who died, were said to have eaten zeppole or other pastries from DeFusco’s Bakery in mid-March. As of Friday, nine people remained…

The number of suspected Salmonella infections associated with pastries made by a Rhode Island bakery is up to 47, the state’s health department reported Wednesday.

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Health officials said 23 of the cases have been lab-confirmed and 24 people have been hospitalized. Two people who went to emergency rooms were not admitted for further treatment. …

One man has died and there are now 38 other cases of suspected Salmonella infections in the Rhode Island outbreak linked to Italian pastries from a Johnston bakery.

The Rhode Island Health Department said Tuesday that the man who died March 23 was a Providence County resident in his 80s.  He had tested positive for …

As of Monday, the Rhode Island Department of Health reports 33 possible cases of Salmonella with 17 hospitalized in an outbreak linked to holiday pastries called zeppole. (Wednesday update: 43 ill, possibly including one fatality; 22 hospitalized.)

Having over one third of victims in a Salmonella outbreak require hospitalization is a rarity.  A high hospitalization …

The Rhode Island Department of Health’s state laboratories were working over the weekend to pinpoint the exact source of the Salmonella infections that have apparently made 25 people sick and put 10 (corrected from 13 originally reported) in the hospital.

Rhode Island Health said 25 of the ill people reported consuming zeppoles pastries from DeFusco’s …

A foodborne illness investigation in Rhode Island has prompted a recall of cream-filled baked goods suspected as the cause of a Salmonella outbreak that may involve at least 19 people,  the state’s Department of Health reported Saturday.

In a news release, the Rhode Island Department of Health said nine of the 19 people have …