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CDC: Salmonella outbreak in 25 states caused by bearded dragons

January 12th, 2022

Contact with bearded dragons kept as pets has led to a salmonella outbreak affecting at least 44 people across 25 states. That’s according to a new warning from the CDC, which tied a 2020 salmonella outbreak to bearded dragons as well as hedgehogs kept as pets. The health agency says this is an active investigation …

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Spinach E coli 2021 alert: Check your fridge immediately

November 18th, 2021

It’s not just different types of meat or fish that see recalls as health authorities find labeling issues or potential contamination with dangerous bacteria. Vegetables run the same risks, and we often see recalls and health warnings involving salad, onions, and other leafy greens. A variety of spinach just got the same treatment from the …

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CDC investigating salmonella outbreak in 25 states

September 22nd, 2021

As if we didn’t have enough to deal with on the health crisis front with the coronavirus pandemic, the CDC is now warning people that a salmonella outbreak has spread to half of the country. Moreover, officials haven’t made a determination yet about what caused it. The health agency issued a notice on Friday that …