Update on Salmonella Bareilly Infections Associated with Raw Scraped Ground Tuna

On Friday, April 20, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provided a case count update on the Salmonella Bareilly outbreak associated with a raw scraped ground tuna product.  As of the latest update, a total of 160 individuals infected with the outbreak strain have been reported from 20 states and the District of Columbia.  Ill persons range in age from 4 to 78 years, with a median age of 30. Sixty six percent of patients are female. Among 140 persons with available information, 26 (19%) reported being hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.  The updated case count map follows:

Salmonella Bareilly Illnesses Associated with Raw Tuna Scrape Product, By State, April 19


About Les Bourquin

Professor and Food Safety Specialist Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Michigan State University
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