Salmonella Information

Chicago’s Department of Public Health had identified 55 confirmed infections stemming from the outbreak at an Avondale taqueria, Carniceria Guanajuato, at 3140 N. California Ave., up from 20 last week.

At least 17 people have been hospitalized as of Friday.

An investigation into the source of the bacteria is ongoing. The restaurant remains closed as owners

Eagle Produce LLC Scottsdale, AZ is initiating a voluntary recall of 6,456 cases of whole cantaloupe with the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella following a test conducted on cantaloupe in a distribution center by the FDA. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella, a bacteria that is a common cause of food poisoning. As of September 18, 2023, CDPH has identified 30 individuals with Salmonella infections who ate prepared food from a taqueria in Carniceria Guanajuato

As of August 23, 2023, a total of 18 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella were reported from 4 states (Connecticut 1, Massachusetts 1, New Jersey 11, New York 5). Illnesses started on dates ranging from April 27, 2023, through July 6, 2023. 

State and local public health officials interviewed people about the

Summary

Public Health is investigating an outbreak of six people infected with Salmonella Berta, a specific type of Salmonella. All six cases are linked through genetic fingerprinting (whole genome sequencing) which indicates they likely have a common source of infection. These cases were reported from April 14, 2023, to June 12, 2023. Most people

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with local health departments, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS), to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef. 

A source of the ground beef has not yet been identified, but public health officials urge Illinois

Case Counts

Total Illnesses: 13
Hospitalizations: 3
Last Illness Onset: March 1, 2023
States with Cases: California (1), Illinois (2), Iowa (1), Minnesota (1), Missouri (1), Nebraska (1), New Jersey (1), New York (1), Ohio (1), Oregon (1), Tennessee (1), Virginia (1)
Product Distribution: Nationwide

The FDA and CDC, in collaboration with state and local

General Mills is recalling 2-, 5- and 10-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached and Bleached All Purpose Flour after sampling found Salmonella contamination. The FDA is currently investigating an outbreak linked to flour, but it has not been announced whether this recall is related to the outbreak.

The presence of Salmonella Infantis was discovered

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) and the state health departments of Georgia and Alabama have detected a Salmonella outbreak associated with the consumption of raw oysters harvested from shellfish harvesting area FL-3012 in Cedar Key, Florida. To date, there have been 8 cases linked to this outbreak within Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

On February

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections. FDA’s traceback investigation is ongoing but has identified Sun Sprouts brand alfalfa sprouts grown by CW Sprouts Inc., doing business as (DBA) SunSprout Enterprises