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Food poisoning fells more than 100 at Maryland food safety summit
Yahoo! News ^ | 4/29/14 | Lindsay Dunsmuir- Reuters

Posted on 04/29/2014 4:25:02 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

(Reuters) - A U.S. food safety summit in Maryland earlier this month has become a cautionary tale after more than 100 attendees came down with suspected food poisoning.

Most of those affected complained of diarrhea, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a statement.

Local health officials have heard from about 400 of the 1,300 attendees and are at a loss as to the exact cause of their illness.

The April 8-10 meeting at the Baltimore Convention Center included representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and food companies such as McDonald's Corp, Tyson Foods Inc and ConAgra Foods Inc.

"We are working on evaluating possible exposures and doing testing at the Maryland state public health laboratory to attempt to identify an agent," the health department said in the statement.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: baltimore; busybodys; cdc; fda; foodpoisoning; foodsafety; godisperfect; maryland; nannystate; summit

1 posted on 04/29/2014 4:25:02 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Hahahhaahaha bwhahahaha
priceless


2 posted on 04/29/2014 4:25:59 PM PDT by Jarhead9297
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To: NormsRevenge

Sounds like some bad karma being balanced out.


3 posted on 04/29/2014 4:26:09 PM PDT by MeganC (Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Wetbacks must have zhit on the salad greens.


4 posted on 04/29/2014 4:29:05 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: NormsRevenge

The Lord has an amazing sense of humor


5 posted on 04/29/2014 4:31:36 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: NormsRevenge

i don’t eat salads i don’t make.


6 posted on 04/29/2014 4:32:38 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: DanielRedfoot

Yep, like causing a blizzard during a global warming conference. ;-)


7 posted on 04/29/2014 4:34:01 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: NormsRevenge

Maybe they need more government and higher taxes ???


8 posted on 04/29/2014 4:36:24 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: NormsRevenge

the definition of “PERFECT”


9 posted on 04/29/2014 4:37:55 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Secret Agent Man
I don't eat salads that I don't grow.

/johnny

10 posted on 04/29/2014 4:38:43 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: NormsRevenge

God has a great sense of humor!!


11 posted on 04/29/2014 4:40:34 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: DanielRedfoot

We are not to wish evil on our enemies.
Sometimes it’s hard. I fail this test.

Like snow on a gorebal warming conference, let me fall gently.


12 posted on 04/29/2014 4:40:35 PM PDT by spankalib ("I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.")
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To: NormsRevenge

Shirley, it musta been the ones that ate the fish...


13 posted on 04/29/2014 4:40:54 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Seems to be the wise choice these days.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 4:49:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: NormsRevenge

“NormsRevenge”?

Sounds more like Montezuma’s revenge.


15 posted on 04/29/2014 4:51:57 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: NormsRevenge
Perfect. These are probably the einsteins who are ruining the school lunch.
16 posted on 04/29/2014 4:52:26 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: NormsRevenge

McDonald’s catered a food safety convention? Seriesly? What, they couldn’t afford Popeyes?...


17 posted on 04/29/2014 4:52:56 PM PDT by Hatteras
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To: JRandomFreeper

Ya, pretty much.


18 posted on 04/29/2014 4:52:59 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: NormsRevenge

Should have left the public health inspections with the veterinarians. Once they filled the public health service full of lawyers and people with liberal arts degrees, the inspections became real lax.


19 posted on 04/29/2014 4:53:39 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: NormsRevenge

Who says He doesn’t have a sense of humor!


20 posted on 04/29/2014 5:03:34 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Most of those affected complained of diarrhea.”

I runny


21 posted on 04/29/2014 5:48:15 PM PDT by ReaganGeneration2
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To: NormsRevenge; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; Bigg Red; ...

Maryland "Freak State" PING!

22 posted on 04/29/2014 7:49:11 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: NormsRevenge; SheLion; Eric Blair 2084; -YYZ-; 31R1O; 383rr; AFreeBird; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; ...

Nanny State PING!

23 posted on 04/29/2014 7:50:00 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping——terrific picture.:-)

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24 posted on 04/29/2014 7:52:50 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj

Priceless ping!


25 posted on 04/29/2014 7:54:42 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: sickoflibs

Physician, heal thyself! hahahahahahahahhaha


26 posted on 04/29/2014 9:51:58 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: DanielRedfoot

That’s like when it snowed for the Global Warming summit!

LOLOLOLOLOL.....


27 posted on 04/29/2014 9:56:41 PM PDT by caww
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To: Secret Agent Man

i don’t eat salads i don’t make.

&&&
Same here. I am very careful of cleaning my fresh vegetables and fruits.


28 posted on 04/30/2014 6:39:48 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Hatteras

McDonald’s catered a food safety convention?

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I did not go to the article, but the impression that I got was that reps from McDonald’s were among the attendees.


29 posted on 04/30/2014 6:41:34 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh, the irony.

I blame Tyson. Klintoon-loving AR commie bastards. And it is chicken, probably full of salmonella.


30 posted on 04/30/2014 8:09:07 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I give this a 9 on the honking hoot scale...


31 posted on 04/30/2014 8:14:41 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
maryland ( THE Freak state) is a "santuary" state so who knows where the food service workers came from and what their sense of hygiene is. That said...BWAHAHAHAHA!
32 posted on 04/30/2014 8:24:50 AM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene”

Mental hygiene?


33 posted on 04/30/2014 10:27:58 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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