116 People Sickened by Salmonella Outbreak
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that at least 100 people have been sickened by an outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly. Click here to read the CDC's latest report, which states that victims have been identified in twenty states, with the largest contingency hailing from New York.
Although the CDC has yet to determine and/or publicly disclose the source of the outbreak and its investigation is ongoing, reports have tied the salmonella outbreak to sushi or other raw seafood.
The CDC states that "Salmonella Bareilly is an unusual serotype of Salmonella," which has been in the past associated with bean sprouts. Salmonella poisoning can cause myriad of symptoms including diarrhea, abdominal cramps, aching, fever, chills, headache, dehydration, nausea, and vomiting. These symptoms usually manifest within a few days after ingestion.
Dreyer Boyajian LLP represents victims of food-borne illnesses such as salmonella infection. If you or someone you know has been so affected, contact our office for a free consultation with one of our attorneys.