According to the CDC, the new Salmonella outbreak is linked to flour

CDC, FDA, and local partners collected data on the source of the multistate outbreak of Salmonella infantis. As of March 30, 2023, 12 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from 11 states (CA, IL, IA, MN, MO, NE, NY, OH, OR, TN, and VA). Illnesses started from December 6, 2022, to February 13, 2023. Of 12 people with information available, three have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. State and local public health officials are interviewing people about the foods they ate the week before they got sick. Of the seven interviewed, 6 (86%) reported eating raw dough or batter. Flour was the only common ingredient in the raw dough or batter people reported eating. Investigators are working to identify a brand of raw flour linked to illnesses.WGS showed that bacteria from sick people’s samples are closely related genetically. Suggesting that people in this outbreak may have gotten sick from eating the same food. WGS of bacteria from 12 people’s samples did not predict resistance to any antibiotics.  @

 CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Flour
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Flour

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