Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey expands with 63 more illnesses

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(WRIC) — A salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey has expanded with 63 more illnesses, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The outbreak began in November 2017. As of February 13, there have been 279 reported cases of salmonella associated with raw turkey in 41 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, 107 people were hospitalized, and one death was reported in California.

The CDC has been unable to find an origin for the outbreak, therefore, it’s advancing with recalls and advising consumers to take precaution when buying and eating raw turkey.

The agency offers a list of recalled turkey products tied to this outbreak.

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