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524 sickened by Salmonella outbreak linked with Foster Farms chicken

A total of 524 people in the United States have become ill with Salmonella Heidelberg likely related to Foster Farms raw chicken – in an outbreak that has spanned more than one year.According to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 43 new cases have been reported since March 3, and it is possible that more will occur in the coming weeks.  People who became sick after March 8 may not have reported their cases yet, as it typically takes between two to four weeks for a person to report their illness.So far, cases associated with the outbreak have been reported in 25 states and Puerto Rico, with most of the illness (76 percent) occurring in California.  Approximately 37 percent of patients have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.The outbreak has been linked with Foster Farms brand chicken, after the circulating strain of Salmonella Heidelberg was traced back to two Foster Farms slaughter establishments in July.  In a statement on Wed...

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