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Salmonella outbreak across 9 states

Salmonella outbreak across 9 states is linked to pre-cut melons, CDC says; at least 93 people infectedNatasha Turak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. An outbreak of salmonella that’s sickened 93 people across nine...

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Ordinance for Signature

An ordinance establishing a fee increase for Communicable Disease services issued by East Side Health Communicable Disease Division by the East Side Health District Board of Health.

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Did You Know? Food Safety

In an effort to reduce food waste, it is important that consumers understand that the dates applied to food are for quality and NOT for safety.

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West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes in both East Side Health District and St. Clair County Health Department’s jurisdiction(s) have tested positive for the West Nile Virus…

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Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Based on new information, CDC is narrowing its warning to consumers. CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any romaine lettuce harvested from the Central Coastal growing regions of northern and central California. If you do not know where the romaine is from, do not eat it.  (READ MORE)

Information Regarding Food Borne Illness Outbreak

FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Likely Linked to Chopped Romaine from Yuma Growing Region.
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