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

August 21, 2013 by


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


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


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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