The FDA is reporting today for the first time an active investigation to a Listeria Outbreak that has sickened 20. The FDA continues to investigate a Salmonella Thompson outbreak that has sickened 93. Both outbreaks have yet to be linked to a food product.
The FDA has not definitively determined what specific food has been the cause of a nationwide Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak – But, cilantro looks suspicious.
Since the last update on September 23, 2021, 140 more people were added to this outbreak. As of September 29, 2021, 419 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Oranienburg have been reported from 35 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from June 19, 2021, to September 14, 2021.
Sick people range in age from less than 1 year to 91 years, with a median age of 37, and 56% are female. Of 214 people with information available, 66 (31%) have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported.