USA – Biotechnology center finds outbreak strain of Salmonella in 155 cases linked to seafood

Food Safety News

According to the The National Center for Biotechnology Information there are 155 cases now identified as part of a Salmonella Thompson outbreak traced to seafood from a Denver company.

The center has identified the outbreak strain in 155 patient samples. According to the most recent report on Oct. 8 from the CDC there were 102 people spread across 14 states who had been infected. The vast majority of patients at that time lived in the Denver area.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information is also reporting that 13 outbreak isolates have been found in products.

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