Salmonella Enteritidis outbreaks in Canada and the United States that have been traced to raw frozen chicken patties are likely not related, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“The strain in Canada is not related genetically to the strain in the U.S., so the outbreaks do not appear to be related,”…

State, provincial and federal officials in Canada and the United States are investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to raw frozen breaded chicken products, but they haven’t said whether the outbreaks are related.

In Canada, public health officials announced the Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak June 2 just as the country’s food safety agency posted a recall of “No…