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Yellowfin/Ahi Tuna - Linked to scombroid

Report Type: Outbreak
“FDA has announced that recalls of yellowfin/ahi tuna supplied by Truong Phu Xanh Co., LTD of Vietnam have not effectively removed potentially harmful products from the market and be contaminated by Scombroid. Scombrotoxin fish poisoning can occur when fish is not properly chilled or preserved and begins to spoil, resulting... See More in increased histamine levels. Histamine cannot be destroyed by freezing or cooking. Tuna from this supplier is still within its shelf life and could have been sold thawed or frozen ground tuna meat, poke cubes, steaks, or loins.­­ The following companies imported tuna from Truong Phu Xanh Co., LTD: - Mical Seafood Inc. (Davie, FL) - Northern Fisheries LTD. (Little Compton, RI) - Alfa International Seafood Inc. (Medley, FL) - Aquabest Seafood LLC (Miami, FL) - Gamma Seafood Corporation (Medley, FL) - J. DeLuca Fish Company, Inc. (San Pedro, CA) - Sym-Pac International Inc. (Corona, CA) - Worldwide Seafood Products LLC (Perth Amboy, NJ) Consumers should ask if the yellowfin tuna being served or sold was imported from the Vietnamese supplier Truong Phu Xanh Co., LTD and has a production date in 2019. To read more click here: fda.gov Source: FDA

El Azteca in Ames, IA closed for cleaning following reports on iwaspoisoned.com

Report Type: Outbreak
“iwaspoisoned.com helped the community of Ames, IA improve their food safety. Customers began reporting El Azteca's Stange Road location on Dec 12th. That information was passed to the Iowa Department of Health which followed up with a complaint investigation by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals at the location... See More on Dec 17th. They found 10 separate violations including foods not being properly heated, a buildup of black substance was observed in ice machine, liquid influenza medication being stored above a food serving area and a lack of proper employee training on food safety. The restaurant was closed Wednesday, Dec 18th as crews cleaned and sanitized surfaces inside, but it reopened Thursday. As of today, we have collected 134 reports citing 223 people sick and continue to receive reports and pass them to the Iowa Department of Health. Reporting food poisoning on iwaspoisoned.com has helped stop others in Ames, IA from getting sick. This success in helping protect communities shows how much reporting matters. If you are sick please speak up and report now. To read more about the situation please visit the Ames Tribune: amestrib.com
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Jerusalem Shawarma Norovirus Outbreak first reported on iwaspoisoned.com

Report Type: Outbreak
“iwaspoisoned.com helped the community of Calgary Alberta, CA spot a likely Norovirus outbreak. Customers began reporting the 16th Ave N.W location of Jerusalem Shawarma on Dec 5th and the Alberta Health Services began their investigation on Dec 6th. The AHS has made 5 inspections at that location and 27 inspections... See More overall to all Jerusalem Shawarma locations with more follow up inspections planned. AHS states that the outbreak was likely do to Norovirus contamination, but major food safety violations were spotted during inspections including food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate hand wash facilities and the cleaning of equipment not being done in adequate detail. As of today we have collected 28 reports citing 140 diners sick and we continue to receive reports. This success in helping protect communities shows how much reporting matters. Reporting food poisoning on iwaspoisoned.com has helped stop other diners in Calgary from getting sick. If you are sick please speak up and report now. For more information about the story please go CTV Calgary: calgary.ctvnews.ca
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Hard Boiled Eggs linked to multstate Listeria Outbreak

Report Type: Outbreak
“CDC announced that bulk, fresh hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods may be the source of a Listeria outbreak where seven people have reported sick from FL, ME, PA, SC, and TX. Four people have required hospitalizations. One death has been reported (Texas).

No products have been recalled yet but... See More the CDC advises retailers and food operators not to use these products for selling, serving or using to prepare different food products. CDC also advises consumers especially people with high-risk for Listeria (pregnant, elderly, weakened immune systems) not to consume any products containing hard-boiled eggs, as the consumers won't be able to tell whether the eggs used in the preparation are the ones causing Listeria infections. You can check the full outbreak notice on the CDC website cdc.gov Source: CDC

US and Canada - Fresh Express Chopped Salad kits products linked to E. coli outbreak

Report Type: Outbreak
“The US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that there is an outbreak of E. coli linked to the Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits by Fresh Express.

In the US, eight persons reported sick, while three of these persons have been hospitalized. So... See More far sick people have been reported from Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. Meanwhile, in Canada, 16 people have been reported sick with this E. coli strain and four of them have required hospitalization. Sick people have been reported from Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. No deaths have been reported to date in either country. FDA and the CFIA advise consumers not to consume the recalled products and discard them. The product linked to this outbreak is the following: - Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits. UPC: 0 71279 30906 4. Lot code: beginning with Z. Best before date: up to and including 07DEC19 The CFIA announced that the previously mentioned products were recalled of the Canadian marketplace. According to the FDA, this outbreak strain is different from the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine from the Salinas, California growing region. You can check the full outbreak notice on the FDA website fda.gov You can check the full recall notice on the CFIA website inspection.gc.ca and the full outbreak notice here canada.ca Source: FDA and CFIA
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Salmonella Outbreak Investigation Potentially Linked to Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix, in NJ, NY, and PA

Report Type: Outbreak
“*UPDATE*
Jan 02nd, 2019
The CDC last update on this outbreak investigation indicates that 85 additional people have been reported ill. The total of sick people now rises to 96 people in 11 states to date. 27 people have required hospitalization and no deaths have been reported.

Dec 12th, 2019... See More According to the latest update by the CDC, 11 people have been reported sick with this Salmonella strain (Minnesota and Pennsylvania). Seven people have required hospitalization and no deaths have been reported. Dec 09th, 2019 FDA and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are investigating a Salmonella outbreak in NJ, NY, and PA. Evidence indicate that fruit mix with cantaloupe, honeydew, pineapple, and grapes from Tailor Cut Produce of North Brunswick, NJ as the potential source of the Salmonella. Tailor Cut Produce reports that their products may be found in restaurants, banquet facilities, hotels, schools and institutional food service establishments in NJ, NY, and PA. Most people with salmonellosis develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. More severe cases of salmonellosis may include a high fever, aches, headaches, lethargy, a rash, blood in the urine or stool, and in some cases may become fatal. To read more about the outbreak click here: fda.gov Source: FDA
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Evergreens restaurants linked to E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in King County, WA

Report Type: Outbreak
“King County Public Health (KCPH) announced they continue to investigate an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked to several Evergreen restaurants in King County, WA. To date, there have been 13 confirmed cases, from which 3 have required hospitalization. No deaths have been reported so far.

There are no conclusions... See More yet as to what caused this outbreak but the data available indicates that this strain is closely related to the strain of the national E. coli outbreak linked to the romaine lettuce from Salinas, CA. KCPH indicates that this outbreak could have been caused by a contaminated product delivered to these restaurants. Source: King County Public Health kingcounty.gov

Romaine Lettuce Multi State E. coli Outbreak - Update

Report Type: Outbreak
“UPDATE - Dec 20th, 2019
The CDC announced that 36 additional people have reported sick with this E. coli strain, and now the total of ill people rises to 138 up to date. 72 people have required hospitalization and no deaths have been reported. The suggestion to avoid Romaine from... See More the Salinas, CA growing regions still stands. UPDATE - Dec 04th, 2019 According to the latest update from the CDC, the number of people reported sick increased to 102 (35 more since the last update) from 23 states. 58 of the reported ill have required hospitalization. No deaths have been reported. The suggested consumer action continues to be avoiding Romaine from the Salinas, CA growing region. UPDATE - Nov 27th, 2019 The CDC announced that 27 more people have been reported sick with this E. coli strain since the last update. Now, the total of persons reported sick increases to 67 from 19 states. 39 people have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported to date. UPDATE - Nov 22nd, 2019 23 more people reported sick with the E. coli O157:H7 which increases to 40 the total of people sick with this E. coli strain in 16 states (AZ, CA, CO, ID, IL, MD, MI, MN, MT, NJ, NM, OH, PA, VA, WA, and WI). 28 of the cases required hospitalization and no deaths have reported to date. The ongoing investigation by the FDA and the CDC identified the Romaine lettuce from the Salinas, CA growing region as a source of the E.coli O157:H7 sicknesses. The authorities advise you to check your home for any type of romaine lettuce (including precut lettuces and salad mixes) and verify the harvest region, if it is Salinas, CA or if you are not sure of the source, discard the products and not consume them. At the same time, the FDA updated the label list regarding the recall of more than 75,000 pounds of salad products by Missa Bay, which included products sold under the following brands Aldi, Bonduelle, Domino's, Giant Eagle, Marketside, Sam's club, Signature, Target, and many others. You can check the full new recall list on the FDA website fsis.usda.gov Also, you can check the full outbreak notice on the CDC website cdc.gov Source: CDC and FDA
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Hepatitis A Potentially Linked to Blackberries from Fresh Thyme Farmers Market - Update

Report Type: Outbreak
“UPDATE - Nov 27th, 2019
According to the last update by the FDA, three additional people have been reported and linked to this outbreak, making now the total of people sick 14. Eight people have required hospitalization and no deaths have been reported so far.

UPDATE - Nov 20th, 2019... See More The FDA, CDC, state, and local agencies are investigating a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis A illnesses in 11 states: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, MN, NE, OH, PA, and WI linked to fresh non-organic blackberries from Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. Consumers are urged to throw away any product that was purchased in the month of September. To date, 11 people have been reported sick. 6 people have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported linked to this outbreak. If you purchased and consumed blackberries from Fresh Thyme Farmers Market in the past 2 weeks and have not been vaccinated for the hepatitis A virus (HAV) or you think you have become ill from consuming blackberries, the FDA and CDC are recommending that you should consult your healthcare professional. To read the press release, click here: fda.gov
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Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections

Report Type: Outbreak
“The CDC, public health officials and the FDA are conducting an investigation on a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7, where 17 people have been reported sick and 7 of these required hospitalizations. No deaths have bee reported to date. This investigation includes the seven people reported ill by the... See More Maryland Department of Health. To date, the CDC advises consumers are not to eat Ready Pac Bistro® Bowl Chicken Caesar Salad, lot #255406963, “Best By” date Oct. 31, 2019. However, the investigation continues to identify the source of this outbreak as the ill people in other states have not reported eating this particular salad. FDA advises people to consult their healthcare provider if they suspect that they have developed symptoms similar to the ones of an E. coli infection and to sanitize the cooking surfaces in order to prevent the spreading of foodborne illnesses. You can check the full outbreak notice on the CDC website cdc.gov

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