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Turkey Tainted With Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Blamed for a Californian's Death
A California resident has died after becoming ill from an antibiotic-resistant salmonella strain they contracted after eating contaminated ground turkey. "A California Department of Public Health spokesman said that the death was one of two cases of the illness reported in Sacramento County," reports KTLA.
Locally, in L.A. County, one case of illness associated with the meat has been reported. There has been one case reported in each of San Francisco, Riverside, and San Diego counties, while overall, 77 people in 26 states have reported the illness between March 1 and August 1.
A public health alert was issued last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the tainted turkey. Consumers were urged to cook the meat to a temp of 165 degrees Fahrenheit on a food thermometer. Early investigations suggest the meat all came from one production facility.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.