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126 Sickened by Salmonella in Live Poultry Outbreak

Hatchery has long history of outbreaks

At least 126 people have been sickened, according to the latest case count from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of an ongoing Salmonella outbreak linked to live poultry in 26 states. The case count has more than doubled since 60 illnesses were first announced on May 8. At least 35 percent of… Continue Reading

CDC: Months-Long Live Poultry Salmonella Outbreak Over; 195 Ill, 2 Dead

The long-running multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to live poultry now appears to be over, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In all, 195 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Newport, and Salmonella Lille were reported from 27 states, including two deaths. The CDC issued a final outbreak update… Continue Reading

More Salmonella Cases Linked to Chicks and Ducklings

The number of people sickened by Salmonella traced to chicks and ducklings from an Ohio mail order hatchery has risen from 123 to 163, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The illnesses – linked to contact with live baby poultry sold by Mt. Hatchery of Cincinnati,… Continue Reading