• More sick in Fareway chicken salad outbreak; federal suits filed

    6 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    As the case count continues to rise in a Salmonella outbreak linked to the chicken salad from Fareway grocery stores, three victims have filed civil suits in federal court seeking reimbursement for medical expenses and other costs.
    Illinois resident Jeff Anderson and South Dakota husband and wife Derek and Sarah Porter filed the lawsuits Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
    Also on Tuesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health posted updated outbreak numbers, reporting a total of 115 cases of Salmonella infection. Of those, 37 have been confirmed with...
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  • Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella, CDC Says

    Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella, CDC Says

    6 monthes ago - By Web MD

    Kratom grows naturally in the Southeast Asian countries of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It has been sold as a dietary supplement - typically to help manage pain and boost energy.
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  • Kratom linked to Salmonella outbreak; CDC posts warning

    Kratom linked to Salmonella outbreak; CDC posts warning

    6 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    A coast-to-coast outbreak of Salmonella infections have been linked to kratom products, spurring a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    The federal agency had received confirmation of 28 people across 20 states with infections from Salmonella I 4,,12:b:- as of Feb. 16, according to the outbreak notice posted today. Eleven of the sick people had such severe symptoms that they had to be admitted to hospitals.
    This illustration shows actual kratom capsules with a faux prescription bottle. Photo illustration
    The most recent victim became sick on Jan. 30. However, the...
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