August 30, 2018 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said states reporting salmonella cases linked to the kosher chicken include New York (11), Pennsylvania (4), Virginia (1) and Maryland (1).
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As in other food poisoning outbreaks, the number of cases reported to health authorities is likely just a fraction of the true number of illnesses associated with a given food product. Signs and symptoms of a salmonella infection include diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps for 4 to 7 days, with most otherwise healthy individuals resolving without seeking medical attention.
Salmonella Linked To Kosher Chicken Kills 1 In New York: CBS News Video
FSIS Confirms Source of Outbreak
As the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Wednesday, raw chicken products from Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. may be contaminated with salmonella and are the likely source of this outbreak. Several people who became ill recalled eating Empire Kosher brand chicken, and investigators found the salmonella strain in samples of raw chicken from 2 different facilities, with one of them processing Empire Kosher brand chicken.
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