March 3rd 2020
Investigators have shown that a new monoclonal antibody treatment is able to break apart communities of harmful bacteria, which could aid existing antibiotic treatments in more efficiently clearing out infections.
February 27th 2020
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent the sandwich chain a warning letter over citing involvement in several outbreaks of Salmonella and Escherichia coli over the past 7 years.
December 26th 2019
From Ebola to measles to Salmonella, these were the top 9 infectious disease outbreaks of 2019.
December 10th 2019
The FDA investigation of fruit mix linked to a recent outbreak has discovered 33 laboratory confirmed illnesses of Salmonella thus far.
November 27th 2019
In this novel type of outbreak, contamination was not isolated to a single food or facility, suggesting industry-wide contamination.
CDC Announces Salmonella Outbreak Featuring "Severe" Illnesses
Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence indicates that ground beef is the likely source of the outbreak. The current hospitalization rate is 89%.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Turtles
As of October 8, 2019, a total of 21 individuals have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella across 13 states.
Health Officials Detail Response of Drug Resistant Salmonella Outbreak
Prior to 2017, Salmonella isolates with resistance to azithromycin had occurred in fewer than 0.5% of isolates from ill Americans.
Popular Dog Treat Linked to MDR Salmonella Outbreak
Forty-five cases have been documented in a multidrug-resistant Salmonella outbreak with a suspected link to contact with pig ear dog treats.
Salmonella Resistant to Colistin Identified in US
Investigators identified a patient in the US infected with Salmonella resistant to colistin, the drug of last resort, raising concerns about the spread of multidrug-resistant microbes.
Dozens Sickened With Salmonella After Eating Papayas
CDC is warning consumers in several states to dispose of whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico following the detection of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Uganda.
Del Monte Vegetable Tray Implicated in Salmonella Outbreak
Health officials indicate this outbreak is not related to the 2018 Cyclospora outbreak linked to Del Monte’s vegetable trays, which sickened 250 individuals.
Tahini Consumption Associated With Salmonella Concord Outbreak
According to the CDC, the outbreak is not connected to with the Salmonella outbreak resolved in February that was linked with tahini and sickened 8 individuals across 4 states.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Contact With Live Poultry Reported in 21 States
According to the CDC, 28% of the Salmonella cases in this outbreak occurred in children under the age of 5 years.
Raw Tuna Sickens More Than a Dozen With Salmonella
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport has been linked to raw tuna products distributed by Jensen Tuna.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pre-Cut Melon Pops Up in 9 States
On April 12, 2019 a recall was issued by Caito Foods for pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and pre-cut fruit medley products.
Health Officials Investigating Salmonella Outbreak Linked With Ground Turkey
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund has been attributed to consumption of ground turkey.
Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar—Week of January 20, 2019
We’ve rounded up a list of important US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recalls from this past week.
CDC Announces Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hedgehog Contact
Eleven cases of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported in a multistate outbreak with a suspected link to contact with hedgehogs.
Investigators Detail Gene Expression Differences in Deadly African Salmonella Strain
Investigators in the United Kingdom are closer to understanding how a 5% genetic difference between global Salmonella and a virulent strain of African Salmonella which leads to nearly 400,000 deaths each year in sub-Saharan Africa.
Older Adults with Gastrointestinal Infections Display Fewer Symptoms
While young people with enteric infections have the lion’s share of symptoms, the elderly suffer higher rates of complications and hospitalizations from these illnesses. Arriving at a correct, timely diagnosis for this cohort of patients is key.
Environmental Sampling of Hatchery Detects Salmonella During 2018 Outbreaks
Despite the increase of live poultry-related Salmonella outbreaks, environmental sampling at hatcheries is not routinely conducted leaving the outbreak source unknown.
Study Outlines Machine-Based Model for Identifying Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Investigators use Salmonella strains to test accuracy and resistance.
Imported Tahini Recalled, Linked with Multistate Salmonella Outbreak
The FDA has announced that tahini imported from Israel is the likely source of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord.
Salmonella Studies: New Drug-Resistant Strain, Effective Control Measure
In 2015, 60% of foodborne illness outbreaks were associated with restaurants.
CDC Investigates Multistate Salmonella Agbeni Outbreak with a Suspected Link to Cake Mix
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the investigation of a Salmonella outbreak with a suspected link to Duncan Hines cake mix.
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of October 28, 2018
Salmonella Newport Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef Springs Up in 22 States
The CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Newport that is suspected to be linked to contaminated ground beef products.
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of October 14, 2018
We’ve rounded up a list of recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from this past week.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—October 14, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
29 States Affected by Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak Linked with Chicken
Individuals in 29 states have fallen ill with Salmonella Infantis, which has also been detected in live chicken and chicken products from 58 facilities.
Recalls You Should Know About Week of October 7, 2018
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of September 9, 2018
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—September 9, 2018
Shell Eggs Linked with Another Salmonella Outbreak, Prompting Recall
The CDC and FDA are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked with Gravel Ridge Farms shell eggs.
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