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This Pantry Staple Caused an E. Coli Outbreak, CDC Says

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Americans have been warned not to eat raw cake batter as officials probe a multistate outbreak of E. coli that has been linked to cake mix. According to an investigation notice posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 16 people in 12 states have reported being infected with the same strain of E. coli  between Feb. 26 and June 21, 2021. The ongoing probe has revealed that six of the individuals reported "tasting or eating raw cake batter made from a variety of cake mixes." As of yet, no individual brand has been linked to the outbreak. Related: The One Vitamin Doctors Are Urging Everyone to Take Right Now The sick individuals were all women, who ranged in age from two to 73 years old, with a median age of 13. Seven people were subsequently hospitalized, and one developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure. The CDC suggests that the number of illnesses in this outbreak may be much higher than the number of cases reported th

This Popular Aldi Chicken Caused a Food Poisoning Outbreak in 6 States, CDC Says

An important note for grocery shoppers around the country: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published an investigation notice after 17 individuals in six states have fallen ill, apparently from eating a variety of popular supermarket chicken products. We have the details. This week, the CDC advised that 17 individuals throughout Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and New York had become sick between February 21 and May 7 of this year. It's reported that eight of those were hospitalized, while the CDC also states: "Recent illnesses may not yet be reported as it usually takes 2 to 4 weeks to determine if a sick person is part of an outbreak. The true number of sick people in an outbreak is also likely much higher than the number reported. This is because many people recover without medical care and are not tested for Salmonella ." RELATED:  Costco Foods You Should Always Avoid, According to Nutritionists The CDC has stated: "State a