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CDC Reports 200 More Illnesses Related to Backyard Poultry Flocks

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

More people are getting sick from backyard poultry flocks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says an additional 227 people have become ill from Salmonella in backyard poultry flocks since May. The ongoing investigation has overall confirmed 279 illnesses in 41 states. People who got sick reported getting chicks and ducklings from places such as agricultural stores, websites …

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Turkey Industry Reviewing Salmonella Controls Amid Outbreak

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

The National Turkey Federation says its members are fully cooperating with a CDC-USDA investigation into an outbreak of salmonella poisoning that’s been linked to raw turkey products. The industry website Meating Place Dot Com says the outbreak has affected 90 people across 26 states since last November. The US Centers for Disease Control says the turkey came from a variety …

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CDC Investigating Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Poultry

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating several multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks. As of June 1, 2018, 124 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella have been reported from 36 states. Several different types of Salmonella bacteria have made people sick, according to the CDC’s investigation. 21 …

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Salmonella Vaccine Reduces Animal Disease and Foodborne Illness

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

Some types of Salmonella cause disease in food animals, like pigs. Others cause foodborne illness in humans. A new vaccine developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Ames, Iowa, protects against these types of Salmonella in food animals. Most Salmonella vaccines only protect against one type of the pathogen. This leaves pigs susceptible to disease from other Salmonella pathogens. While some Salmonella vaccines reduce disease in pigs, they may …

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Backyard Flocks Sickening Hundreds of People

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

The Centers for Disease Control says more than 370 people have reported Salmonella infections from backyard flocks this year, and more than one-third of them were children under five years old. The CDC is reporting eight separate outbreaks across 47 states in backyard flocks. These outbreaks are expected to continue for the next several months, according to a public warning …