USA – Multi-drug-resistant Salmonella outbreak from bull calves over

Food Safety News

The multi-state outbreak of multi-drug-resistant Salmonella Heidelberg infections that was linked to contact with dairy bull calves is over.

Since its last update Nov. 28, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an additional 15 confirmed cases were added to the outbreak. Five of those required hospitalization.

Final counts for the outbreak are 36 confirmed cases with 13 hospitalizations. There have not been any deaths associated with the multi-drug-resistant Salmonella Heidelberg infections.

The outbreak had a 10-state footprint with the addition of Texas and North Dakota since November.

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