Costco Charcuterie Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

by Mayniaga

Costco and Sam's Club are implicated in a salmonella outbreak across the United States, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The CDC has been investigating this outbreak in 22 states since January 5, with the latest update on Thursday revealing 23 new illnesses, bringing the total to 47 cases.

The CDC is advising consumers against consuming specific charcuterie products from these retailers.

Ten individuals have been hospitalized as a result of the outbreak.

Consumers who purchased these products are urged to discard them, and businesses are advised not to serve or sell them.

The Busseto brand "Charcuterie Sampler" from Sam's Club and the Fratelli Beretta brand "Antipasto Gran Beretta" from Costco are flagged for potential contamination.

and the CDC emphasizes the importance of washing any surfaces or containers that came in contact with these items.

Investigators are exploring the possibility of contamination in other products,

and symptoms of salmonella typically manifest within six hours to six days, including diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.

The updated information is based on interviews with individuals who fell ill after consuming the implicated meats,

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