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Experts called back from shutdown furlough to fight drug-resistant salmonella

The salmonella outbreak that now spans more than 18 states is landing its victims in the hospital at double the normal rate and includes multiple drug-resistant strains of the illness. According to ABC News, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) experts have been called back from furlough to…

Sushi ‘tuna scrape’ blamed for U.S. salmonella outbreak

A ground fish product known as “tuna scrape,” imported to the United States from India, was blamed Monday for a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 116 people, US health authorities said. The illnesses are being linked to Nakaochi Scrape, or tuna backmeat, “which is specifically scraped off from the bones, and looks like…

36 million pounds of turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Cargill Inc unit is recalling roughly 36 million lbs of fresh and frozen ground turkey products due to possible contamination from an antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain believed to be linked to one known death. Cargill Value Added Meats Retail said the products were produced at its…

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