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Kosher Peanut Savory Snack Produced In Israel 1994

Increases in Salmonella Agona were noted in in England, Wales, Israel, Canada, and the United States. Various epidemiologic analyses implicated a savory, peanut snack that had been produced in Israel and had an international distribution. One strain of Salmonella agona, phage type 15, was responsible for the illnesses. This strain was isolated from product samples and case-patients.

  • Outbreak began:
  • October 1994
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonellosis
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Grain, Peanut, Snack
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • Unknown
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 51
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 51
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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