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Salmonella Poona infection reported in Maryland

Produced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), this digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of red-colored Salmonella sp. bacteria, as they were in the process of invading a mustard-colored, ruffled immune cell. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases photo)

Federal health officials say the outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections from imported cucumbers has reached Maryland. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a news release Tuesday that one person in Maryland has infected. That brings the total ...

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3 guilty in salmonella- tainted peanuts trial

A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.

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Md. settles with hand sanitizer company

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said the Consumer Protection Division reached a settlement with San Francisco-based CleanWell Co., also called OhSoClean Inc., a manufacturer of hand sanitizer products, over allegedly deceptive marketing practices. The state alleged CleanWell made unsubstantiated ...

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Officials: Maryland company distributed tainted starter

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Officials say a Maryland company distributed an ingredient that triggered a salmonella outbreak that’s made almost 60 Buncombe County residents sick. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported the state Department of Health and Human Services confirms that a culture ...

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Link between bad eggs, illnesses hard to prove

DES MOINES, Iowa — Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled out ...

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