Gold Dust Outbreak – NV DHHS Records


Between Friday, March 8, 2019 and Monday, March 11, 2019 OPHIE received 12 Salmonella positive laboratory reports from Hospital A in Elko. Case interviews were conducted to obtain symptomology, onset dates, potential exposures, incubation period and other information. EHS was


With Salmonella outbreaks linked to sprouts (again), nuts (again) and a health drink, we need to pay attention to this nasty bug.

A total of 27 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Virchow have been reported from 20 states. A list of states and the number of cases in each can be found

An outbreak of Salmonella illnesses in the northeastern United States, including three cases in Vermont, has been associated with bean sprouts. This is the finding from an investigation by the Vermont Department of Health along with other state health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Early this morning, Cargill recalled another 185,000 pounds of turkey products due to potential contamination by Salmonella Heidleberg, the strain responsible for sickening 111 people in 31 states from late February to early August 2009.  Today’s recall, which follows Cargill’s prior recall of almost 36 million pounds, comes after continuing tests on product from

Food Safety Director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), Caroline Smith DeWaal, recently issued a statement in response to Del Monte’s current lawsuits against both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as Oregon Public Health. Del Monte filed suit against the agency after a collaborative epidemiologic investigation conducted by

agonapapaya.pngA total of 106 people from 25 states have been sickened in the Salmonella Agona outbreak linked to papayas since January 1, 2011.  Epidemiologic, traceback, and laboratory investigations linked the outbreak to eating fresh, whole papayas imported from Mexico by Agromod Produce, Inc. of McAllen, Texas.

On July 23, 2011, Agromod Produce voluntarily recalled fresh