Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+)

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigation is underway into 11 Salmonella illnesses in nine states which may be linked to recently recalled nut butters. The initial outbreak announcement will be posted sometime Thursday, Dec. 3, Laura Burnworth, a CDC health communication specialist, told Food Safety News. The confirmed cases are…

Update: As of July 22, 62 people have been infected in this outbreak. This article has been updated to reflect the latest case count. At least 62 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) have been reported from 11 states. Eleven ill people have been hospitalized. No deaths have…

According to updates posted Thursday by both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there are now 53 people in 9 states infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+). http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-sushi-image14394260Ten of those sickened have been hospitalized, and no deaths have…