Invisible danger for pets and humans: Salmonella

Federal public health officials have repeated warnings about pig ear treats for dogs as human illnesses related to the multi-branded products have sickened 127 people in 33 states in a multi-drug resistant Salmonella outbreak. Thirty percent of humans affected (26) in the outbreak have required hospitalization, many of them children younger than 5 years old. […]

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Centers for Disease Control warns of Salmonella linked to backyard flocks

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has announced a national investigation into Salmonella infections from backyard flocks. As of June, there were 279 people across 41 states who have been infected! Of the 152 patients for whom the information is available, more than a fourth had to be admitted to hospitals because their symptoms were […]

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