Public health officials and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are continuing to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in the City of Detroit, and counties of Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Wayne, and St Clair.

Since the beginning of the outbreak in August 2016, public health response has included increased healthcare awareness…

New York State officials are investigating a a possible listeria contamination in cheese that’s made near Cooperstown — but was sold in Ithaca.

According to the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, the cheese in question is, “Toma Celena – Raw Milk Alpine Table Cheese”.

The affected cheese displays a plant-number of 36-8524, with…

There have been 576 cases throughout California, including 490 in San Diego County and 71 in Santa Cruz County. Of those, 386 have been hospitalized, including 342 in San Diego and 33 in Santa Cruz.  There have been 18 deaths.

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation that allows the state to increase…

Vermont Livestock Slaughter and Processing, LLC, a Ferrisburg, Vt., establishment, is recalling approximately 133 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The ground beef was produced on July 24…

Noroviruses are the leading cause of non-bacterial gastroenteritis in the world and are estimated to cause 267 million infections and 20,000 deaths each year. This virus causes severe diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain.

Although often referred to as the “cruise ship” virus in the United States, noroviruses are…