Salmonella

Salmonella is a common cause of diarrheal illness in Wisconsin. Salmonella bacteria can be contracted through food, water, objects, or contact with infected feces from people or animals. To prevent the spread of that bacteria, it is important to wash your hands frequently and thoroughly.

 

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CDC: Current Outbreaks

Recent Updates

  • January 5th, the CDC provided information on the ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated charcuterie products. As of January 18th, the outbreak has affected 22 states, causing 47 illnesses and 10 hospitalizations. While this investigation is ongoing, the CDC recommends not eating the Busseto brand Charcuterie Sampler from Sam's Club or Fratelli Beretta brand Antipasto Gran Beretta from Costco.
  • January 19th, the CDC declared that the salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupe is over. The outbreak affected 44 states, with a total of 407 illnesses, 158 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths.
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