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Archive for September 28th, 2011

Listeria-tainted cantaloupes kill 16, sicken 72

Posted by feww on September 28, 2011

Listeria outbreak officially deadliest food poisoning outbreak in a decade

Tainted Colorado cantaloupes have killed 16 people and sickened 72 others across 18 states


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Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 28

[September 28, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,631 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • USA. CDC has confirmed 13 deaths from listeria-tainted melons in the US. Three other deaths in Kansas, New Mexico and Wyoming are probably linked to the outbreak, health officials said.
    • The outbreak is now officially the worst mass food poisoning in a decade, as the death toll tops that of the salmonella outbreak caused by tainted peanuts in 2009, which killed9 people.
  • Vermont, USA. USDA has designated 14 counties in Vermont as agricultural disaster areas because of losses caused by extreme rain, flooding and flash flooding that began April 1, 2011 and continue. The counties are
    • Primary Disaster Areas: Addison, Bennington,  Caledonia, Chittenden,  Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Windsor counties.
    • Contiguous areas: Lamoille, Washington and Windham counties.
  • Nine counties in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York are also included in the disaster declaration because they are contiguous areas.
    • Massachusetts: Berkshire and Franklin counties.
    • New Hampshire: Coos, Grafton and Sullivan counties.
    • New York: Clinton, Essex, Rensselaer and Washington counties.
  • Philippines. Death toll from Typhoon NESAT has climbed to at least 31, with dozens of people reported as missing.
    • Heavy rains and powerful winds caused widespread flooding and triggered landslides, displacing at least 60,000 families.
    • The typhoon destroyed about 40,000 tons of rice, more than  6,000 tons of corn and 100 tons of vegetables at a cost of about $17million.
    • Having left the Philippians bruised and battered, NESAT is now headed towards southern China/northern Vietnam region.

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