Though the investigation into a Salmonella Reading outbreak with several unusual features and linked to raw turkey products ended in April, the outbreak strain has become widespread in the turkey production industry, and cases continue to be reported, according to a new report today.
Public health officials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and health partners from several states and the District of Columbia fleshed out more details about the investigation and the unique outbreak in the latest issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Given the lingering threat, they also urged the industry and consumers to continue taking steps to reduce contamination.
Cases first noted in early 2018
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