The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Uganda illnesses likely linked to Cavi Brand whole, fresh papayas.

Total Illnesses: 71
Hospitalizations: 27
Deaths: 0
Last illness onset: June 16, 2019
States with Cases:

Affectionally know at “Team D.” From the website:

MDH epidemiologists oversee a team of 8 to 10 interviewers (“Team Diarrhea”) who are part-time MDH employees hired  from a pool of MPH students at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health. Each student works approximately 20 hours per week. Team Diarrhea’s hours of operation are

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.

As of July 2, 2019, a total of 45 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate papaya outbreak of Salmonella Uganda infections.

As of June 26, 2019, a total of 62 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Uganda have been reported from 8 states – Texas, Florida, New York,

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Minnesota Department of Health, and Wisconsin local health departments are working with the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate an ongoing multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis linked to consumption of certain Del Monte vegetable trays.

The United States Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to “Karawan Tahini and Halva” brand tahini imported from Israel.

The FDA has been working with the state of New York and New

The CDC warns:

Place chicken in a disposable bag before putting in your shopping cart or refrigerator to prevent raw juices from getting onto other foods.

Wash hands with warm soapy water for 20 seconds before and after handling chicken.

Do not wash raw chicken. During washing, chicken juices can spread in the kitchen

I will be in lovely Minneapolis for the coming week meeting with defense counsel and the insurers for the manufacturers of E. coli O26-tainted ground beef, Salmonella-tainted cut fruit and E. coli O157:H7-tainted romaine lettuce who sickened dozens in 2018.  I hear the weather in Minnesota may still have some snow in it, but heck,