The Public Health Agency of Canada issued a public health notice to inform residents and businesses in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba of an outbreak of Salmonella. The outbreak involves five provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. The illnesses reported in Ontario were related to travel to Alberta and British Columbia. The outbreak's source has not been confirmed, and the investigation is ongoing. Many of the individuals who became sick reported eating fresh avocados purchased from grocery stores or served at restaurants before their illness. More information is needed to confirm the source of the outbreak. The outbreak appears to be ongoing, as illnesses continue to be reported. As of December 9, there have been 79 laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness investigated in British Columbia (34), Alberta (28), Saskatchewan (4), Manitoba (11), and Ontario (2). The illnesses reported in Ontario are related to travel to Alberta and British Columbia. Four individuals have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. @ https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2021/outbreak-salmonella-infections.html
An outbreak of Salmonella 79 illnesses reported across five Canadian provinces
Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections - Canada.ca
To investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections involving five provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario.