Salmonella Food Poisoning Outbreak Sickens 388 people Across 42 States

Center for Disease Control officials announced today that an outbreak of salmonella food poisoning has made 388 people sick across 42 states. The CDC, as well as state health officials, and investigators from the Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration, are still trying to trace the source of the outbreak, which began last September. The particular strain involved in this outbreak is Salmonella typhimurium, which commonly infects poultry, cheese and eggs.