• CDC investigating multiple outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry

    28 days ago - By Food Safety

    Public health officials in several states are investigating outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. There have been 163 people reported ill from 43 states. One-third of the patients are children younger than 5, according to the federal CDC
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that 34 people have required hospitalization, but no deaths have been reported as of May 20.
    As is often the case, the number of sick people is likely much higher than the reported number, as many people recover without medical care and are not tested for...
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