USA – New Salmonella outbreak possibly linked to chicken under investigation by USDA

Food Safety News

The USDA is investigating a new Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak but little information has been released.

Chicken has been identified as the possible source for the pathogen, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service.

The agency has not released any information regarding the number of infected people or where they live. Similarly, no information  has been released about companies involved in the investigation or brands of chicken involved.

As of April 19 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had not released any information regarding the outbreak.

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