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Caito Foods recalls fresh cut melon over Salmonella outbreak

(Reuters) – An Indianapolis food company has voluntarily recalled fresh cut melon produced at its facility after reports of nearly 100 illnesses tied to Salmonella contamination. Caito Foods LLC, a unit of SpartanNash Co., suspended production and distribution of pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and mixed fruit containing one of those melons, the U.S. Food… Read More »

Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever: WHO

(The April 1 story corrects paragraph 5 to show more than half of last week’s deaths occurred outside treatment centers, not three quarters) FILE PHOTO: Health workers carry a newly admitted confirmed Ebola patient into a treatment centre in Butembo in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo GENEVA (Reuters)… Read More »

Measles outbreak in NZ widens to 20 cases

Thousands of vaccines are being delivered to health centres in New Zealand’s Canterbury district as a measles outbreak has widened to 20 confirmed cases with health officials warning the number is expected to rise over the coming days and weeks. Measles cases are rising globally, including in wealthy nations such as the United States and… Read More »