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Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey leaves over 200 sick across U.S.

(Reuters) – More than 200 people from across the United States have fallen ill, 84 of them hospitalized, from an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products that prompted a second voluntary recall on Friday, the U.S. government said. The latest food-safety advisory from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in… Read More »

Jury convicts ex-employees of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak – Reuters.com

BOSTON (Reuters) – A co-owner and four ex-employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were convicted on Thursday of committing frauds and other illegal activities that helped boost its business before a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak linked to drugs it made. L-R: Christopher Leary, Gene Svirskiy, and Gregory Conigliaro, at the now-defunct New England Compounding… Read More »

E. coli outbreak traced to California farm; some romaine lettuce safe to eat

The agencies are continuing to investigate other possible sources, and the CDC still advises consumers not to eat romaine lettuce grown in California’s Monterey, San Benito and Santa Barbara counties until investigations are complete. “We cannot say how many cases are linked to this specific farm at this time,” Ian Williams, chief of the CDC’s… Read More »