By NewsDesk @bactiman63
In a follow-up on the multistate Salmonella outbreak (Salmonella I 4,,12:i:-) linked to Citterio brand Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks, federal health officials report 10 additional cases, bringing the total to 31.
Six people required hospitalization for their illness. No deaths were reported.
Two more states have reported cases, bringing to total to 10–California, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Epidemiologic, traceback, and laboratory data show that Citterio brand Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks may be contaminated with Salmonella and are making people sick.
California officials found Salmonella in two packages of unopened Citterio brand Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks. Among 23 people who were interviewed about foods they ate before getting sick, 22 (96%) reported eating or maybe eating this product.
On Wednesday, Euro Foods recalled approximately 119,091 pounds of salame stick products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
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