December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized
North Dakota has some work to do in the area of infectious disease control and prevention, according to a national report made public Tuesday.
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September 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
DENVER The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people in one of the nation’s deadliest outbreaks of foodborne illness. Continue Reading
May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Twenty-six active tuberculosis cases have now been linked to a Grand Forks outbreak that came to light in October, state health officials reported Thursday. Continue Reading
October 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
NEW YORK Was it some moldy ceiling tiles? The dusty shoes of a careless employee? Or did the contamination ride in on one of the ingredients? Continue Reading
August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Wildlife officials say a virus has killed hundreds of birds on Pigeon Lake in west-central Minnesota and Minnesota Lake in southern Minnesota. Continue Reading
February 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
State health lab identifies clostridium perfringens bacteria as culprit.
June 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune
LONDON The World Health Organization said today that the E. coli bacteria responsible for a deadly outbreak that has left 18 dead and sickened hundreds in Europe is a new strain that has never been seen before. Continue Reading
December 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration says it will allow an Iowa egg farm linked to a widespread salmonella outbreak to resume selling its shell eggs to consumers. Continue Reading
November 8, 2010 in West Central Tribune
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – At least 10 lawsuits have been filed in connection to a salmonella outbreak traced to two Iowa egg farms, but attorneys say they know of hundreds more potential cases.
September 8, 2010 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON – The Associated Press has learned that the peanut industry executive whose filthy processing plants were blamed in a salmonella outbreak two years ago that killed nine people and sickened hundreds more is back in the business. Continue Reading