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316 ill from 37 states; Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak Linked to New Mexico Poultry Hatchery

August 21, 2013 by

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Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak Linked to New Mexico Poultry Hatchery. (Santa Fe) – The New Mexico Department of Health announced  that the Scientific Laboratory Division has identified the source of a nationwide Salmonella outbreak. A strain of Salmonella found in an environmental sample taken at a New Mexico poultry hatchery matches the strain found in a […]

Easter Chicks Salmonella: Over 300 Food Safety Incidents Linked To Mail-Order Poultry Since 2004

May 30, 2012 by

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ATLANTA — Those cute mail-order chicks that wind up in children’s Easter baskets and backyard farms have been linked to more than 300 cases of salmonella in the U.S. – mostly in youngsters – since 2004. An estimated 50 million live poultry are sold through the mail each year in the United States in a […]

65 Infected in 20 states from Salmonella Linked to Chicks and Ducklings

August 25, 2011 by

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Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health and agriculture officials have linked two outbreaks of Salmonella infections to chicks and ducklings from a single mail-order hatchery, according to the CDC. A total of 65 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella altona have been reported from 20 states. In the Salmonella […]

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