Nov. eight, 2018 — According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the full selection of sicknesses in a salmonella outbreak related with uncooked turkey merchandise now stands at 164 folks throughout 35 states.
That’s 74 extra instances than on the closing replace on July 19, 2018, the company mentioned Thursday.
Sixty-three folks had been hospitalized, and one demise was once reported in California. Illnesses in the outbreak started between Nov. 20, 2017 and Oct. 20, 2018.
The outbreak pressure of salmonella has been discovered in more than a few uncooked turkey merchandise, together with flooring turkey, turkey patties, in addition to in turkey dog food and reside turkeys, indicating it could be in style in the turkey trade, the CDC mentioned.
A unmarried, not unusual provider of uncooked turkey merchandise or of reside turkeys has now not been recognized in reference to the outbreak.
The investigation is ongoing, the CDC mentioned.
The company mentioned it’s not advising shoppers to steer clear of consuming correctly cooked turkey merchandise, or for shops to forestall promoting uncooked turkey merchandise.
The CDC reminded consumes to all the time deal with uncooked turkey sparsely and cook dinner it completely (inside temperature of 165 levels F) to save you meals poisoning.
Most folks get better from salmonella an infection inside every week, however some sicknesses can last more and be extra critical.