Public Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis (caused by Salmonella bacteria) associated with Burien Fresh Smoothies in Burien. At this time, the source of the illness has not been identified.

Since August 15, 2018, seven people from three separate meal parties reported becoming ill after consuming food and beverage from Burien Fresh Smoothies from…

According to Delaware County Health Commissioner Shelia Hiddleson, although food samples tested negative for C. perfringens bacteria, the stool samples tested positive for the toxin that C. perfringens forms in the gastrointestinal tract.

A specific food has not been able to be identified as the source of illness. Ongoing food and stool testing is…

As of August 16, 2018 (3pm EDT), a total of 476 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who consumed salads from McDonald’s restaurants; the cases were reported by 15 states. Note, the Connecticut, Tennessee, and Virginia case-patients purchased salads while traveling in Illinois; the Florida case-patient purchased a salad while traveling in…

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  • As of August 9, 2018, a total of 436 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who consumed salads from McDonald’s restaurants; the cases were reported by 15 states. The investigation is ongoing and the FDA is currently reviewing distribution and supplier information for romaine and carrots.
  • On July 30, 2018, the

Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville says there have been over 30 cases of Salmonella diagnosed since August 6th. Patient ages range from two to 68.  Three cases have required acute hospital admission, two short-term hospital observation and treatment, and one case has been transferred to a Cape Girardeau hospital.  The others so far are…

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Food Safety News reports – Known for its Chirashi bowl, but called The Fremont Bowl for its Seattle location, a small, but popular Japanese restaurant was forced to close Friday by Public Health. Seattle-King County Public Health closed The Fremont Bowl, located at  4258 Fremont Ave N, Ste #4262,…

The Tulsa Health Department (THD) in collaboration with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), Acute Disease Service (ADS) are investigating an outbreak of cyclosporiasis among residents of Tulsa and surrounding counties. As of August 1, 24 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported; symptom onsets have occurred from June 24 through July 26, 2018.…