By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Toronto Public Health has received a positive laboratory report identifying Toronto’s first reported case of West Nile virus for 2020 in an adult resident. West...

The Modern Meat Inc. is recalling Modern brand Tarragon Remoulade and Modern Meat brand ‘Crab’ Cakes, made with onions grown by Thomson International Inc., Bakersfield, California (USA), from...

In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salad mix containing iceberg lettuce, carrots, and red cabbage produced by Fresh Express, the Centers for Disease Control...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) are reporting chickenpox cases and together with Ottawa Public Health we are declaring it an...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe As of today, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced 239 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport illness linked to this Salmonella outbreak in the following...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe The US and Canadian Salmonella outbreak now has a source: red onions. Within a day of the announcement that red onions were the culprit, Sysco issued a recall. According...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe The Public Health Agency of Canada announced this week that it also has cases in the mystery outbreak of Salmonella cases in the US. There are 59 confirmed cases...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe On July 8, 2020, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced its investigation into Cyclospora illnesses linked to bagged salads manufactured by Fresh Express....

Hastings and Prince Edward Counties (HPEC) are currently experiencing higher than normal rates of gonorrhea. Between January to May of this year, 26 cases of gonorrhea have been reported in HPEC, compared...

An article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) advises physicians and emergency room personnel to consider Lyme disease as a possible diagnosis when a patient presents with heart...