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Migration Likely the Source of Yemen Cholera Outbreak
Yemen is currently experiencing the largest recorded cholera outbreak in history, and investigators have determined that migration from Eastern Africa brought the outbreak strain into the nation.
Study Outlines Machine-Based Model for Identifying Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Investigators use Salmonella strains to test accuracy and resistance.
Romaine Lettuce <i>E coli</i> Outbreak Strain Found in Water Reservoir of Santa Barbara Farm
The CDC and FDA announced today that a positive sample of the romaine lettuce outbreak strain was found in the sediment of an irrigation system at Adam Bros. Farms in Santa Barbara, California.
Ready-To-Eat Pork Products Are Suspected Source of <i>Listeria Monocytogenes</i> Outbreak
Health officials are investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in 4 states with a suspected link to ready-to-eat pork products.
Avoid All Romaine Lettuce, CDC Says
The CDC is advising all Americans to avoid romaine lettuce products until a source can be identified in an outbreak of Shiga toxin producing-E coli O157:H7 affecting 11 states and Canada.
 
Recalls You Should Be Aware Of—Week of October 28, 2018
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.
<i>Salmonella</i> 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.
29 States Affected by Multidrug-Resistant <i>Salmonella</i> 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.