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Salmonella Muenchen

Salmonella outbreak linked to Kansas sprouts reaches Pennsylvania

A Salmonella Muenchen outbreak linked to fresh alfalfa sprouts from a Kansas grower now includes 13 people from four states, spurring federal officials to join the investigation. Five of the sick people have required hospitalization, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which posted its first report on the outbreak today. Late last… Continue Reading

CDC: 181 People in 40 States Infected With Salmonella From Contact With Live Poultry

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is working with state public health, veterinary, and agriculture officials, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to investigate four multi-state outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry. As of June 29, 2015, there were 181 people reported from… Continue Reading