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Palmyra Bologna Company Lebanon Bologna 2011

On March 23, the Centers for Disease Control announced that there was an investigation underway into an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 that had been epidemiologically linked to the consumption of Lebanon bologna. The Palmyra Bologna Company, of Palmyra, Pennsylvania, issued a recall of the product on March 22. Lebanon bologna is a fermented, semi-dry, sausage. The suspect bologna was produced in December, 2010, and had been shipped to five states.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • January 2011
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Lebanon Bologna
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private Homes
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Seltzer's Beef Lebanon Bologna
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Yes
  • Total ill:
  • 14
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 3
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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