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Food Safety: Salmonella Outbreak – AZ, NM, CA

Food Safety: Salmonella Outbreak – AZ, NM, CA

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Rare salmonella outbreak

According to Food Safety News, Maricopa County (AZ) is reporting nine illnesses from a rare strain of Salmonella paratypi which officials say is associated with raw minced or ground tuna used in sushi.

Three of the nine people have been hospitalized.

New Mexico reported six cases while California had 25 cases in five different counties. This happened in April.

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Karyn Zoldan

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