Day: December 2, 2017

US: Salmonella outbreak in Oregon, Washington linked to pre-cut fruit

Oregon Live: Eighteen people in Washington and Oregon have been diagnosed with Salmonella after eating pre-cut fruit purchased from local grocery stores, prompting a review by state and federal health authorities. Officials in both states have traced the outbreak to pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe and fruit mixes containing those fruits.
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Day: December 2, 2017

US: ‘I Was Poisoned’: can crowdsourcing food illnesses help stop outbreaks?

National Public Radio: In 2008, Patrick Quade ducked out of his office at Morgan Stanley in Manhattan and stopped at a corner deli for a BLT wrap. The next day he suffered explosive diarrhea and was vomiting so violently, “it was like some force was just wringing my stomach out.” When he called the deli to report the incident, they said they were not to blame and hung up on him.
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