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Blue Bell Suspends Operations At Ice Cream Plant

Blue Bell Ice Cream has suspended operations at one of its production facilities that was connected to foodborne illnesses linked to the death of three people, the company announced Friday.

04/04/2015

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Blue Bell Expands Recall Over Listeria Outbreak

The ice cream company Blue Bell has expanded its recall to include 3-ounce ice cream cups.

03/24/2015

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Blue Bell Recalls Products Following Deaths

The deaths of three people have prompted Blue Bell’s first product recall in 108-year history.

03/14/2015

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Miami-Dade Feeling Effects Of Severe Flu Season

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that this year’s flu season has hit early and hit hard. Their data also shows that Florida is one of 29 states with the highest level of flu activity.

01/06/2015

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Florida Orders 21-Day Monitoring For Ebola

The state of Florida is taking precautions against the deadly Ebola virus.

10/26/2014

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Ebola Training Call Set For Florida Hospitals

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a conference call on Ebola preparedness and training with Florida hospitals Monday.

10/18/2014

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Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola Preparation

In the wake of Ebola reaching the U.S., Florida state officials plan to spend millions in preparation for a possible outbreak.

10/15/2014

An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the Seas” has forced the cruise line to cut short the ship’s ten day trip through the Caribbean. (Source: CBS)

Cruise Ship Passengers Recall Days Of Misery

Passengers aboard a cruise ship on which hundreds fell ill recalled days of misery holed up in their rooms as it returned to its home port Wednesday from a Caribbean trip cut short by what is suspected to be among the largest such norovirus outbreaks in the last 20 years.

01/29/2014

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“Sick” Ship Now Clean, Departs S. Fla.

The Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” departed Saturday afternoon after undergoing two days of intensive cleaning following back-to-back outbreaks of the norovirus.

CBS4–02/11/2012

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2nd Norovirus Outbreak Forces Crown Princess Back To Lauderdale

The Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” has returned to Port Everglades after another outbreak of the norovirus, which attacks the gastrointestinal system, the second for this ship in as many weeks.

CBS4–02/09/2012

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