Question - What unique episode of food borne illness involved moringa leaf powder?
Answer - The cited reference notes “An outbreak of Salmonella serotype Virchow infections attributable to moringa leaf powder imported from South Africa began in 2015 and caused 35 illnesses and six hospitalizations in 24 states. It was an ingredient of an organic powdered shake mix branded to be used as a meal replacement.” (Dewey-Mattia D et al. Surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaks- United States, 2009-2015. MMWR Surv Summ 2018:67 (No. SS-10): 1-11. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.ss6710a1)