Update- Pig Ear Dog Treats infection due to Salmonella

Since the last update on July 3, 2019, a total of 93 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella have been reported from 27 states. Three additional Salmonella serotypes have been added include Infantis, London, and Newport. Twenty ill people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. On July 3, 2019, Pet Supplies Plus recalled bulk pig ear product supplied to all locations by several different vendors, stocked in open bins. A common supplier of pig ear treats in this outbreak has not been identified. Whole-genome sequencing analysis of Salmonella isolates from 33 ill people predicted antibiotic resistance or decreased susceptibility to ampicillin, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, nalidixic acid, streptomycin, sulfisoxazole, and tetracycline. @ https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/pet-treats-07-19/index.html

Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Infections Linked to Contact with Pig Ear Dog Treats | Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Pet Treats | July 2019 | Salmonella | CDC

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Pet Treats

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