By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Canada reported 49 additional Salmonella illnesses linked to red onions imported from the United States. This brings the outbreak total to 506 confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Canadian health officials have reported an additional 78 salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States since Aug 21, bringing to outbreak...

Nunavut communities, especially those in the Kitikmeot, have seen an increase in cases of Gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that is passed through sexual contact. You can...

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...