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Md. Warns Of Possible Bacteria In Porridge Product

Maryland health officials are warning people against eating a porridge product because of the potential presence of dangerous bacteria in it.

04/18/2014

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Report Finds 97 Percent Of Chicken Is Contaminated With Harmful Bacteria

Consumer Reports finds that up to 97 percent of chicken we eat is contaminated with harmful bacteria.

12/19/2013

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3 Anne Arundel Co. Beaches Reopened

The Anne Arundel County Health Department has lifted restrictions on swimming at three beaches after samples showed bacterial levels had returned to acceptable levels.

06/21/2013

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Officials Still Debating Cause Of The Smell At The Inner Harbor

WJZ is continuing to investigate the smell at the Inner Harbor and if raw sewage is to blame. The initial results are in.

06/07/2012

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3 Md. Waterways Opened For Shellfish Harvesting

The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.

03/13/2012

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Latest Illnesses Point To Raw Milk’s Popularity; 4 Reported Sick In Maryland

An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.

02/03/2012

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4 Sick People In Md. Tied To Southern Pa. Farm’s Raw Milk

The number of people in Pennsylvania and Maryland stricken with illness after consuming raw milk from the same farm has risen to 23, health officials in the two states said Wednesday.

02/02/2012

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Raw Milk Farm Suspends Production After Illnesses

Health officials say six people in Pennsylvania and Maryland who consumed raw milk from the same farm have been stricken with illnesses that suggest the product may contain harmful bacteria.

01/30/2012

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Elderly Person Has Died From Legionnaires’ Disease

Maryland’s health department says an elderly person from out of state has died from Legionnaires’ disease after staying at an Ocean City hotel where the department has confirmed the presence of bacteria that cause the disease.

10/12/2011

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Md. Scientists Have Major Breakthrough In Fighting Diseases

A group of Maryland scientists is responsible for a medical breakthrough. It could revolutionize the way doctors treat deadly diseases, like E.coli.

07/27/2011

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Cecil Co. Beaches Found With High Bacteria Levels

The Cecil County Health Department says three beaches have failed to meet water quality regulations.

06/27/2011

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South River Beach Closed Due To Bacteria

Anne Arundel County health officials say they have closed a beach on the South River due to high bacterial levels.

06/13/2011