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2015 Salmonella Poona Linked to Cucumbers

On September 4, 2015 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Poona linked to consumption of cucumbers grown in Mexico and imported by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce. As of October 14 there were 767 people infected with the outbreak strains of…Read More »

2014 Salmonella Newport Linked to Cucumbers

In August 2014 public health investigators detected an increase in Salmonella Newport through surveillance of PulseNet, a national molecular subtyping network for foodborne disease. A total of 275 cases were reported from 29 states and the District…Read More »

2013 E. coli O157:H7 outbreak at Denver area Jimmy John’s Restaurants

In October 2013 Colorado public health officials investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 that occurred among customers of three Denver area Jimmy John’s restaurants. A total of 8 people became sick. Meal dates ranged between October 5 and October…Read More »

Salmonella Saintpaul Linked to Imported Cucumbers, 2013

On April 25, 2013 the CDC reported that a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul was associated with illnesses in 73 persons residing in 18 states. At the close of the investigation on June 20, 2013 the number of outbreak-associated cases had…Read More »