Raw Turkey Is Spreading Superbug Salmonella
Gizmodo -------- Getting a stomach bug is bad enough. But a new outbreak of salmonella bacteria spread by raw turkey that has sickened nearly 100 people across several states has an troubling wrinkle to it: The germ at fault is likely also resistant to multiple antibiotics. On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that between November and July 11, at least 90 people from 26 states have been infected with the same strain of Salmonella Reading. Forty were hospitalized, though none have died. Many of the people interviewed by the CDC reported they had eaten or exposed themselves to turkey products just before becoming sick. In two cases, the victims said they lived in a household where their pets ate raw turkey pet food. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.