More Sick in US Salmonella Outbreak

28 November 2011, at 10:46am

US - The number of people who have become ill because of Salmonella Heidelberg in the multi state outbreak in the US has now reached 179.

According to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control the outbreak has hit six states - New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and Minnesota.

Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicated that a product labeled as “kosher broiled chicken livers” is the source of this outbreak.

Contaminated “kosher broiled chicken livers” is being recalled from grocery stores but may still be in consumers' homes.

The CDC is warning consumers to check their homes for recalled products and not eat them; restaurant and food service operators have ben warned not to serve them.

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