Mice

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The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is investigating a Salmonella outbreak linked to snakes and feeder rodents across eight provinces. The outbreak has resulted in 70 confirmed cases of illness, 10 individuals have been hospitalized, and one fatality reported. The provinces affected include British Columbia (3), … See More
Alberta (10), Saskatchewan (7), Manitoba (3), Ontario (32), Quebec (11), New Brunswick (1) and Newfoundland and Labrador (3).

Many of the individuals who fell ill reported direct or indirect contact with snakes and feeder rodents before their illnesses occurred. Some did not handle the animals themselves but lived in the same house where they were kept. A single common supplier of snakes or feeder rodents has not been identified, indicating that Salmonella bacteria can be found in many species of animals, including snakes and feeder rodents.

The outbreak, which spans from British Columbia to Newfoundland and Labrador, has been ongoing since February 2022. The infected individuals range in age from 0 to 96, with 19% of the cases involving children 5 years or younger.

The issue was first identified due to an increase in reports of Salmonella illnesses across Canada. Through the use of whole genome sequencing, it was determined that some illnesses dating back to 2022 were caused by the same outbreak strain as the illnesses that occurred in 2023 and 2024. The investigation is ongoing, and recent illnesses continue to be reported to PHAC.

You can get sick with Salmonella by touching reptiles and rodents, their food, and their environments and then touching your face, eyes, or mouth without washing your hands. To prevent further spread of the disease, individuals are advised to practice good hand hygiene and frequent handwashing after contact with snakes, feeder rodents, and their environments.

In case you are experiencing Salmonella symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2023/outbreak-salmonella-infections-linked-snakes-rodents.html
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Unordered Package, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

2 months ago reported by user-rcgnq971

I received a package today that I DID NOT order from. a Jerry Yasfbara 9208 Charles Smith Ave. Rancho Cucamonga, California.
It was a tacky cheaply made sweatshirt with mice and a t shirt with paw prints.

#unorderedpackage #delivery #rats #mice #rodents #ranchocucamonga #california #us

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user-wwpy6342

Also received random package? Weird! Can't figure this scam out yet...

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user-wwpy6342

I received a single earring hook…wtf Jerry

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user-wwpy6342

Me 2

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user-wwpy6342

I did today aswell

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user-wwpy6342

I also received packages never order from Jerry Yasfbara, really weird

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user-wwpy6342

i also received a package that I never ordered

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user-ghtt8675

I JUST RECEIVED A PACKAGE JUST NOW FROM JERRY, I DID NOT ORDER NOTHING

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user-wwpy6342

I received two rolls of postage stamps I didnt order. hmmmm..

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user-wwpy6342

I received one roll of stamps today that I didn't order. Jerry must like you more.

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user-kqmcj485

anonymous 41534
I received Eye Massager and ear pods I did not order these!

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user-wwpy6342

I also received a dress today from him.. cheap dress

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user-wwpy6342

I also received a single earring hook from Jerry wtf

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user-wwpy6342

I received one roll of stamps!

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user-wwpy6342

Received a Swarovski necklace with a receipt for $980. My accounts do not seem compromised. What do I do with this? Return to sender??

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anonymous41977

Same here, arrived yesterday. Not sure what to do…

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anonymous41991

What should I do?

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user-rkbpq344

I receiv ed an open bag with nothing in it from the same Jerry. When I look up the address it is an office building. There are multiple mailing labels under the original and the package is open. I am going to investigate further.

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anonymous41976

I just received a Swarovski necklace from this person and address… anyone know what this might be about yet?

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user-zhhp2917

I just recieved a very cheaply wrapped package

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anonymous42098

I just received ear plugs that I never ordered…has anyone figured out this scam yet? Don’t see any unidentified charges on my account yet…

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anonymous42122

CNN says these packages are "Brushing" scams.

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user-ypxfd334

I got a outfit with my daughters name on it… I haven’t ordered anything..

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user-frbkd568

My parents have received 2 rolls of stamps twice from this guy. I think I will take to post office to see if legit.

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user-pkkm8625

I ordered some Trump shoes, not sure who it was ordered from. It arrived but the shoes are about 2 sizes too big on me and no recourse to exchange them. I think the delivery was either post link or speedx. The tracking does not work on either. So in my case, I ordered these shoes but can’t remember from where and no email reply’s.

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user-hkyn8214

I received a single white shoelace

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user-yzpmn436

My boyfriend received a blanket of his deceased mother who’s been gone almost ten years it’s weird and concerning that our information is breached

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Online Scam, Placentia, CA, USA

3 months ago reported by user-mvny6234

I purchased two Black Falcon 7 Drones each costing $99, but I was shipped two $30.85 Drone Pro instead. I ordered 2 Black Falcon 4 drones from a web site that said they recommend the best Christmas gifts. I mouse clicked "Visit Site" and ended up placing … See More
the order at www.topdronecams.com/.
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The PHAC is collaborating with provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to snakes and feeder rodents. As of April 13, 2023, there are 45 confirmed cases of Salmonella illness reported in this outbreak in the following provinces: British Columbia (1), Alberta … See More
(5), Saskatchewan (1), Manitoba (3), Ontario (22), Quebec (11), New Brunswick (1) and Newfoundland and Labrador (1). 9 individuals have been hospitalized. 1 person has died and provincial public health partners have confirmed that Salmonella was the cause of death. Individuals became sick between February 2022 and March 2023.

Many of the individuals who became sick reported having direct or indirect contact with snakes and feeder rodents (used as reptile food) before their illnesses occurred. The collaborative outbreak investigation was initiated this spring because of an increase in reports of Salmonella illnesses in multiple jurisdictions across Canada. Using a laboratory method called whole genome sequencing, some Salmonella illnesses dating back to 2022 were determined to have the same genetic type as the illnesses that occurred in 2023. The investigation is ongoing.

Reptiles and rodents can carry Salmonella. You can get sick with Salmonella by touching reptiles and rodents, their food, and their environments and then touching your face, eyes, or mouth without washing your hands. The PHAC advises the following tips to prevent the direct or indirect spread of Salmonella to others:
- Always wash your hands immediately after touching a reptile or rodent, and anything they eat, or after being in the area where they live, play or touch.
- Regularly clean any surfaces or objects your reptile or rodent touches with soapy water followed by a household sanitizer.
- Never kiss a pet rodent or reptile.
- Do not keep reptiles or rodents in homes, daycare centers, schools, or other facilities with children aged 5 years and under.
- Always supervise children when they touch or play with reptiles or rodents. Do not let them put reptiles and rodents or their supplies near their face or share their food or drinks with pets. Make sure they thoroughly wash their hands after touching reptiles or rodents. Children 5 years and under should not handle reptiles or rodents.
- Do not clean or bathe reptiles or rodents in the kitchen sink, bathroom sinks, or bathtubs.
- Do not keep food used for reptiles or rodents in the kitchen or any room where people eat or drink.
- Keep reptiles and rodents and all their food, containers, enclosures, and any objects that have been in their enclosures, such as plants or enrichment items, away from the kitchen and other places where food is made or eaten.
- Do not keep frozen rodents in the same fridge or freezer as human food.
- Freezing rodents does not kill Salmonella
- Always defrost and prepare frozen rodents outside the kitchen, using dedicated utensils and containers.
- Be aware of the specific needs of your reptile. Stress for a reptile can increase the shedding of Salmonella.
- Always keep reptiles and live rodents in habitats specifically designed for them.
- If you choose to have a reptile or rodent in your home, talk to your health care provider or veterinarian about the right reptile or rodent for your family, especially if your family includes children 5 years and younger, pregnant people, immunocompromised individuals, or adults 65 years of age and over.

In case you are experiencing Salmonella symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2023/outbreak-salmonella-infections-linked-snakes-rodents.html
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#rats #mice #rodents #ca #salmonella

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I did not order it., Denham Springs, Louisiana, USA

1 year ago reported by user-zzwkz627

I received a mouse Amite ring in the mail today. I did not order this ring. I want to return it and I do not want to be charged for it. The stone is really poor quality.
Received a Moissanit ladies ring that I did not order.

#unorderedpackage #delivery #mice #rodents #rats #denhamsprings #louisiana #us

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anonymous12625

I received a ring

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This company has alot of violations they work without gloves. They also sell rotten crabs and fish to people who buy. They don’t throw anything away. The old stuff like rice with mouth poop and Rouches they mix with new ones and sell it. They leave the … See More
fish out in the heat. They have a mouse and rouches problem big time. They have no Ventilations for the food or Meats. They have under age people working and Undocumented. Please send someone thats going to do the Job right in not get paid in leave.Thanks please send someone as soon as possible
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#foodsafetyissue #mice #rodents #rats #1316clintonavenue #irvington #newjersey #us #crab #fish #rice #meat

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Open door to community dumpster is located right where guests enter complex. Overflowing and trash left on the grounds.  Different rodent species in different bldgs.

#rodents #rats #mice #31200huntersdrive #farmingtonhills #michigan #us

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections across the province linked to reptiles and feeder rodents. As of July 22, 2022 , a total of 12 cases have been identified in 4 of 5 AHS Zones (North, Edmonton, Central, and Calgary). Investigation findings … See More
have identified exposure to both snakes and feeder rodents (used as reptile food) as a likely source of the outbreak. Investigation into the facilities carrying feeder rodents is still ongoing.

Even if snakes and rodents appear to be healthy, clean and show no signs of illness, they can still carry Salmonella bacteria. Having indirect contact by touching their environments can put you at risk for developing a Salmonella infection.

To prevent direct or indirect spread of Salmonella to yourself or others, AHS advises following these simple steps to help reduce your risk of becoming ill from contact with reptiles (including snakes), rodents and their environments:

- Always wash your hands immediately after touching a reptile or rodent, and anything they eat, or after being in the area where they live, play or touch.
- Regularly clean with soapy water followed by a household disinfectant any surfaces or objects your reptile or rodent touches.
- Never kiss a pet rodent or reptile.
- Reptiles or rodents in homes, daycare centres, schools or other facilities with children aged 5 years and under is not recommended.
- Always supervise children when they touch or play with reptiles or rodents. Do not let them put reptiles and rodents or their supplies near their face or share their food or drinks with pets. Make sure they thoroughly wash their hands after touching reptiles or rodents.
- Do not clean or bathe reptiles and rodents in the kitchen sink or in bathroom sinks or bathtubs.
- Keep reptiles and rodents and all their food, containers and toys away from the kitchen and other places where food is made or eaten.
- Do not keep frozen feeder rodents in the same fridge or freezer as human food. Freezing rodents does not kill Salmonella.
- Always defrost and prepare frozen feeder rodents outside the kitchen, using dedicated utensils and containers.
- Be aware of the specific needs of your reptile. Stress for a reptile can increase shedding of Salmonella.
- Always keep reptiles and live rodents in habitats specifically designed for them.
- If you choose to have a reptile or rodent in your home, talk to your health care provider or veterinarian about the right reptile or rodent for your family, especially if your family includes children, pregnant women, immunocompromised individuals, or adults 65 years of age and over.

In case you are experiencing Salmonella symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/Page16726.aspx
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#mice #rodents #rats #alberta #ca #salmonella #salmon #lays #chi-chis #frozenfood

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A rodent was to blame for an outage affecting more than 1,700 Board of Water & Light customers on Monday, the utility said. A squirrel bit into a primary line, causing an outage centered in the Groesbeck area.

Outage link: outages.lbwl.com/gridvu/
Source: www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2022/07/11/more-than-1-700-bwl-customers-without-power-monday-afternoon/10030995002/
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#poweroutage #rodents #rats #mice #groesbeckavenue #lansing #michigan #us

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