Public Health Announces Hepatitis A Outbreak in LA County  – Hepatitis A vaccine is the best protection

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has declared a local outbreak of hepatitis A (HAV) in Los Angeles County because the most recent new cases appear to be…

CDC and Texas Health Officials Warn About Illness Linked to Raw Milk from Texas Dairy – Raw milk contained rare but dangerous germ, consumers should get antibiotics

People who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from one Texas dairy should contact their health care provider immediately, warn health…

San Diego County health officials are advising the public that anyone who may have eaten or had beverages at the World Famous restaurant in Pacific Beach on seven specific dates and times that they may have been exposed to a person with the hepatitis A virus.

The dates…

Twenty-six states now implicated.

The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Mexican grown papayas.

One outbreak includes four different types of Salmonella: Thompson, Kiambu, Agona, and Gaminara. The same strain of these types…

At a special meeting Tuesday, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors ratified a local health emergency declared for the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in the county.

The emergency was declared on Sept. 1 by the County public health officer to raise awareness of the outbreak and allow…

Salmonella:  Shore Lunch brand fish breading and batter mix is under nationwide recall in Canada because of possible Salmonella contamination.

No illnesses in Canada had been reported.

Two flavors of Shore Lunch brand breading and batter mix are included in the recall. Consumers and retailers should look for the…