By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to blackberries has accounted for 16 illnesses in six states,...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The CDC just announced a multistate E. coli outbreak with an unknown source. However, both of the Wisconsin and Maryland E. coli outbreaks appear to be connected...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The Wisconsin Department of Health has announced this week that there are 20 cases of E. coli illnesses in the state – 1 of which has developed a severe complication...

By Jory Lange The Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reports, “Outpost Natural Foods’ main kitchen in Bay View remains closed as it searches for the source of Salmonella contamination that has sickened...

A new study led by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers Caitlin Pepperell and Bruce Klein have identified a specific genetic vulnerability among Hmong people that renders them more susceptible...

By Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe There is another outbreak linked to Del Monte Veggie Trays and Kwik Trip stores, reports the Wisconsin Department of Health today. It is not related to last year’s...

In a follow-up on the report of a Butterball ground turkey recall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state health officials and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...

By Jory Lange Public health investigators from the CDC, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture have linked Butterball ground turkey products to a multistate outbreak...

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reported this week that 11 additional animals from a deer farm in Washington County tested positive for chronic wasting disease...

In an update on the Legionnaires’ Disease cases linked to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, five cases of possible nosocomial Legionnaires’ disease are now being investigated. All...