Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

South Dakota, Nebraska, Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania linked to illnesses.

Epidemiologic and laboratory data show that Josie’s Organics prepackaged baby spinach with a “best by” date of October 23, 2021, may be contaminated with E. coli and may be making people sick.

Since the last update on November 15, four more

South Dakota, Nebraska, Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania linked to illnesses.

Epidemiologic and laboratory data show that Josie’s Organics prepackaged baby spinach with a “best by” date of October 23, 2021, may be contaminated with E. coli and may be making people sick.

Since the last update on November 15, four more

WSLS reports:

That friends and family lined the parking lot of Back Creek Elementary School Wednesday night to welcome home Patrice Dalton. She was just released from the hospital after receiving a liver transplant.

“I’m overwhelmed. I just can’t believe all those people, that many people were here,” said Dalton. “It brought me to tears.

I will spare you the list of hepatitis A cases that I have been involved with since 1998 when I represented 30 people exposed to an ill food handler in a Seattle, Washington Subway restaurant, including one child who suffered acute liver failure requiring an emergency liver transplant.

There have been dozens in the last

NCBI says it is in fact over 900 –

Group PDG000000002.2330

Cluster PDS000094913.41

903 Isolates (902 clinical, 1 “mixed produce”)

Distance between selected isolates: minimum = 0 SNPs, maximum = 8 SNPs, average = 1 SNPs

Target creation date range: 2021-08-20 to 2021-11-12

Since the last update on October 29, 2021, 84 more sick people

As of November 15, 2021, a total of 10 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 have been reported from seven states – Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio

Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 15, 2021, to October 27, 2021.

Sick people range in age from 2 to

Euro Foods, a Freeland, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 119,091 pounds of salame stick products that may be contaminated with Salmonellathe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. FSIS issued a public health alert for the salame stick products on October 29, 2021, believing that the product was no