On December 11, 2017, the King County Public Health Department (“DOH”) announced that they were investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis associated with the Miller’s Guild restaurant in Seattle, Washington. Six persons from four separate meal parties became ill after eating at the restaurant on different dates from August 15, 2017, to November 3, 2017. One

CDC collaborated with public health and regulatory officials in several states and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections. Public health investigators used the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that were part of this outbreak. DNA fingerprinting was performed on Salmonella bacteria isolated

13 illnesses reported in Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota and Washington.

Jensen Tuna of Louisiana is recalling frozen ground raw tuna sourced from JK Fish of Vietnam due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled tuna was individually packaged in one-pound bags and sold in 20-pound boxes under lot numbers z266, z271, and

What is Salmonella?

It has long been said that, in 1885, pioneering American veterinary scientist, Daniel E. Salmon, discovered the first strain of Salmonella. Actually, though, Theobald Smith, research assistant to Dr. Salmon, discovered the first strain of SalmonellaSalmonella Choleraesuis. But being in charge, Dr. Salmon received all of the credit. Today,

On May 22 the California Department of Public Health identified a cluster of Salmonella Thompson cases by PFGE. In the past, the PFGE pattern associated with this outbreak was only seen 5 times between 2012 and 2017 in the area. The PFGE pattern was most commonly associated with chicken in the past. Since the first

I spent Wednesday through Friday in Des Moines finishing up the last of the Fareway/Triple T Salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 300 that occurred in 2018.  Heading home last night, my phone and email caught fire with chatter of two new outbreaks – one E. coli linked to ground beef produced by as yet unknown

Symptoms of Salmonella infection include diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. Symptoms usually begin within 12 to 96 hours after exposure, but they can begin up to 2 weeks after exposure. Infections usually clear in five to seven days, but about 28 percent of laboratory-confirmed cases require hospitalization. More serious invasive infections occasionally occur. Many Salmonella