The total as of November 5th is 164 infected people from 35 states and 63% have been hospitalized with one death. This is a virulent strain highly pathogenic to humans and is a continuing decades old problem.
According to the meat and poultry inspection acts,1.2. these Salmonella strains pathogenic to humans are adulterants but FSIS has been reluctant to name them as adulterants. Naming them adulterants would provide a regulatory incentive for control.
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