CDC: Ground beef linked to Salmonella Dublin outbreak, 1 Death

Posted on November 4, 2019 by

0


CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Dublin infections linked to ground beef.

At A Glance
State Ill People
California 2
Colorado 3
Iowa 1
Kansas 2
Oklahoma 1
Texas 1
Total 10

A single, common supplier of ground beef has not been identified. This investigation is ongoing and CDC will update the public as more information becomes available.

  • 10 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Dublin have been reported from six states.
    • Illnesses in this outbreak are more severe than expected for Salmonella. A total of 8 ill people were hospitalized, including one death reported from California.
  • Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence indicate that ground beef is a likely source of this outbreak. A single, common supplier of ground beef has not been identified.
    • In interviews, ill people report eating different types and brands of ground beef purchased from many different locations.
    • Laboratory testing identified the outbreak strain of Salmonella Dublin in repackaged leftover ground beef collected from an ill person’s home in California.

    © 2019 US Food Safety Corporation. No copyright claim is made for portions of this blog and linked items that are works of the United States Government, state governments or third parties.

Posted in: Family safety