the Connection with
Source of Article: http://www.marlerblog.com/
We all remember that on June 1, 2007, the CDC reported that a total of 628 persons had been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella serotype Tennessee in 47 states since August 1, 2006. Rumor has it that that number was actually in excess of 700 - perhaps 714? Those illnesses were eventually linked to ConAgra’s Sylvester Georgia Peter Pan and Great Value Peanut Butter Plant. Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Serotype Tennessee Infections Associated with Peanut Butter --- United States, 2006—2007.
Now, As of January 29, 2009, the CDC reported that a total of 529 persons
had been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium
in 43 states since September 1, 2008. The illnesses have been linked
to Peanut Corporation of
A close reading on the recent CDC’s recent report notes an interesting
connection between the 2007 outbreak and the recent one - "A possible
association between the two outbreaks warrants further investigation…. The
relationship of the
Interesting connection? Did PCA or one of its suppliers provide
peanuts or peanut products to ConAgra in 2006? Perhaps environmental?
Perhaps somehow linked to raw peanuts grown in
More to come I imagine.
Posted on January 31, 2009 by Salmonella Attorney
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