The CDC is investigating a fatal multi-state outbreak of Listeria – associated with sausages and cheese – and a salmonella outbreak associated with frozen, raw tuna.
More than 20 people have done it According to the federal officials, the infections have been contracted since 2016.
Cases have been reported in Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, Washington, and Pennsylvania.
Eight people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes were reported from 4 states, "the CDC said Wednesday. "A total of 13 people infected with the Salmonella outbreak strain were reported from seven states (CT, IA, IL, MN, ND, NY, WA)."
Since this week, only one death has been reported in Michigan, with the cause Listeria. Ten people were hospitalized, two for salmonella. The same outbreak strains were identified in each human.
It has been reported that persons suffering from salmonella have been infected between January 8 and March 20 of this year. The Listeria patients had infected with the infection between 1
"The outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes has been identified in samples of meat from delicatessen and from deli counters in various retail outlets in New York and New York Rhode Island," the CDC said. "At the time of the investigation, no common product could be identified that was cut or prepared in Delis."
Salmonella patients are said to have become infected by eating frozen, raw tuna that was supplied by Jensen Tuna Inc., unavailable for comment on Wednesday.
"Consumers who order sushi made with raw tuna, including" spicy tuna, "should ask the restaurant or grocery store if the tuna is supplied by Jensen Tuna," the CDC said. "Contact your doctor if you think you've gotten sick."