This notice has been updated to include seven additional cases of Salmonella Infantis related to this outbreak, bringing the total to 98 cases. This update is to remind Canadians to follow proper food safety practices when handling, repackaging and cooking poultry products, to avoid getting sick. Canada_120718_1425x283-300x200Why you should take note The risk to Canadians…

Salmonella bacteriaThe Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis in eight provinces. To date, the source of this outbreak has not been identified, but the investigation is ongoing, and updates will be provided as new information becomes available. Currently, there are…

They picked up 19 more cases and added a state to the multistate outbreak of Salmonella linked to live poultry from backyard flocks, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is essentially calling it over. The outbreak traced to the source of the chicks — Ohio’s Mt. Healthy Hatcheries — appears to…

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,…

Three strains of Salmonella linked to baby chicks and ducklings have sickened 144 people in 26 states, up from the 123 people in 25 states reported in a June 11 outbreak update. The three types of bacteria – Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Lille –  have been traced to baby poultry from the Mt.…

The results of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspection into a Diamond Pet Foods production plant may benefit the trio of lawsuits filed against the Missouri pet food manufacturer tied to a Salmonella outbreak and recall earlier this year. That inspection, conducted six days after the first of Diamond’s eight recalls, found numerous…