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Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak: 90 Sick by Raw Turkey
By: Abasto Magazine
A nationwide salmonella outbreak has been linked to raw turkey products.
Ninety people have been infected in 26 states, with 40 being hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). No deaths have been reported.
Illnesses have been reported in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin, according to the CDC.
The CDC is still investigating the main source of the outbreak and reported that laboratory evidence indicates that raw turkey products from a variety of sources are making people sick.
The outbreak strain has been identified in samples taken from raw turkey products, live turkey and raw turkey pet food.
According to the CDC, ill people report eating different types and brands of turkey products purchased from many different locations, with two ill people saying they lived in a household where raw turkey pet food was… to read the complete story, click on this link https://abasto.com/