The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has counted an additional 10 cases of Salmonella Montevideo linked to live poultry since last month, bringing the new case count to 76 people across 22 states. Of those ill, 17 have been hospitalized. The live birds originated at Estes Hatchery, a mail-order hatchery in Springfield,…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday that 37 people in 11 states have reportedly been infected with the same strain of Salmonella Hadar. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Arizona (2), California (1), Colorado (3), Idaho (5), Illinois (2), Oregon (5), Tennessee (2), Texas (1), Utah…

Infected chicks and ducklings have sickened 71 people — more than half of them younger than 5 — in a growing multistate outbreak of Salmonella that now involves two different strains of the bacteria.

In an update on the outbreak tied to backyard poultry, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday that the …

A least 25 people in 11 states have become sick from human Salmonella serotype Altona after handling their backyard chicks and ducklings, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC says a traceback investigation implicates a national mail-order hatchery, Feed Store Chain A, which supplies poultry for people raising flocks at home …

“After you touch your ducklings or chicks, wash your hands so you don’t get sick!”

ducklings-featured.jpgSo reads the beginning of a new pamphlet designed to educate the public on how to properly handle live poultry in order to avoid Salmonella poisoning.

The brochure, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the …