The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating the contaminated product. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. The Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, and Iowa State Hygienic Laboratory determined that there is a link between the chicken salad from Triple T Specialty Meats, Inc. and this outbreak. These are confirmed cases.
The government is recommending that people do not eat recalled chicken salad sold at Fareway grocery stores in the Midwest. The last reported illness began on February 10.
Although the CDC did not report any cases in South Dakota, the state's epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton said two cases have been confirmed, according to the Sioux Falls Argus Leader newspaper. The patient age range is from 11 to 89 years, with a median age of 57. The outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium was identified in both of those samples. Most people recover without treatment.
Even if some of the chicken salad was eaten or served with no ill effects, the CDC advises throwing the rest away in a sealed bag so children or animals can not eat it.
2010-lbs. of two 5 lb. bags with "CHICKEN SALAD, PACKED FOR FAREWAY WHOLESALE COMPANY" on the label with a pack date of 01/19/18. That is the company that made the salad for Fareway.
A salmonella outbreak that's sickened 65 people in five states is linked to chicken salad produced by Triple T Specialty Meats, Inc. and sold in delis at Fareway grocery stores in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
A Salmonella outbreak reported February 13 by Iowa officials as being linked to chicken salad was officially acknowledged Thursday by the federal Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
3700 lbs. of two 5 lb. bags with "CHICKEN SALAD, PACKED FOR FAREWAY WHOLESALE COMPANY" on the label with a pack date of 01/12/18.