Salmonella Outbreak Kills 1, Sickens 76 Nationwide

A salmonella outbreak resulting in one death and 76 illnesses nationwide has been traced to contaminated ground turkey, like that used in turkey burgers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak began in March 2011 when the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) received reports of a number of cases of salmonella Heidelberg, an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that is often difficult to treat. To date...Full Story
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