Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Salmonella outbreaks in 44 states linked to backyard poultry

(HealthDay)—At least 212 people in 44 states have been sickened in Salmonella outbreaks linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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36M lbs. of turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak

(AP) -- Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey after a government hunt for the source of a salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened dozens more.

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AZ company recalls raw beef products linked to Salmonella

(HealthDay)—An Arizona company has recalled more than 6.5 million pounds (2.9 million kilograms) of beef linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 57 people in 16 states. Fourteen people have been hospitalized. ...

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Mexican papayas sicken 99 in US

Mexican papayas tainted with salmonella have sickened 99 people in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.

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Research traces bacteria in salmonella outbreaks

(Medical Xpress) -- During such mass food-poisoning outbreaks as the recent contamination of ground turkey, speedy identification of the bacteria involved can save lives and reduce illness. New research co-authored by a Cornell ...

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