Food Contamination News
Four children in Arizona are battling E. coli infections that are part of a larger outbreak affecting people in five states. According to officials with the Arizona Department of Health Services, all four children were hospitalized after eating food containing soynut butter from The SoyNut Butter Co.
Officials with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health report that at least nine people have been sickened due to eating raw ground tuna contaminated by salmonella. Three of those individuals were hospitalized. According to health officials, the nine people became ill between April 3 and April 16. All consumed ground tuna at multiple restaurants in the Valley.
On April 3, 2015, I wrote about a Salmonella outbreak linked to Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona. At the time, the Pinal County Public Health Services District ("PCPHSD") reported that at least 22 people had been affected. Today, the agency increased that count to 38 people, at least four of whom required hospitalization.
A salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 22 people may be tied to Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona. According to the Pinal County Public Health Services District (PCPHSD), at least 22 people who attended a wedding at Windmill Winery on March 19 reportedly have fallen ill. At least four of the wedding attendees have been hospitalized.
On August 3, 2013, I wrote about an E. coli outbreak linked to Federico's Mexican Food. At the time, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health reported that at least 11 people had been affected. Today, the agency increased that count to 52 people, 18 of whom required hospitalization.
An E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least eleven people may be tied to Federico's Mexican Food. According to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, eight of those affected required hospitalization. Some of those are believed to be experiencing kidney failure as a result of the infection.
Phoenix Attorney for Hepatitis A Victim Urges Townsend Farms Berry Customers to Be Vaccinated Immediately
Phoenix Attorney Jonathan O’Steen of the law firm of O’Steen & Harrison is urging all those who may have eaten Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix to consult with their physicians immediately. The frozen berry product, sold at Costco stores in at least seven western states, is potentially associated with a number of hepatitis A infections.