Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

According the the Maine CDC and press reports, two people were hospitalized after a salmonella outbreak linked to crabmeat from Hardie’s Crabmeat in Deer Isle, officials said. Maine CDC is investigating a total of five cases linked to the outbreak.

The cases include four Maine residents and one New Hampshire resident.

Maine CDC and the

The CDC reported a few moments ago that as of October 18, 2021, 652 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Oranienburg have been reported from 37 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from May 31, 2021, to September 30, 2021.

Sick people

652 illnesses with 129 hospitalizations.

Illnesses in Alabama 3, Arkansas 12, California 9, Colorado 1, Connecticut 4, Florida 5, Georgia 2, Illinois 37, Indiana 1, Iowa 3, Kansas 14, Kentucky 9, Louisiana 5, Maryland 48, Massachusetts 12, Michigan 9, Minnesota 23, Mississippi 2, Missouri 21, Nebraska 8, New Jersey 5, New Mexico 8, New York

Thus far the cause of the outbreak of Listeria has remained a mystery.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea,

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Thompson infections linked to seafood manufactured or processed by Northeast Seafood Products, Inc. of Denver, CO. According to CDC, the majority of sick people are either Colorado residents or reported traveling to Colorado during the week they got

In June 2021, several Maquoketa, Iowa children were reported  receiving care at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City after developing serious complications from E. coli. But local health officials have still not yet identified the source. The Jackson County Health Department, through Genesis VNA, is working to determine what might have