Outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products in Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada, the provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada are investigating an outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in three provinces linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a recall for No Name brand Chicken Nuggets distributed nationally. Unbranded $10 Chicken distributed nationally. The agency reports that there are 7 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in British Columbia (3), Alberta (1), and Ontario (3). One person has been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. Exposure to frozen raw breaded chicken products has been identified as the source of illness. Food samples of No Name brand Chicken Nuggets, and unbranded $10 Chicken Fries, tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis. The positive food samples had genetic fingerprints (using whole genome sequencing) that matched the genetic fingerprints of the cases of human illness reported in these outbreaks. @ https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2018/outbreak-salmonella-infections-linked-frozen-raw-breaded-chicken-products.html" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2018/outbreak-salmonella-infections-linked-frozen-raw-breaded-chicken-products.html
Public Health Notice — Outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products - Canada.ca

The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in three provinces linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products.

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