According to news reports, Pork carnitas sold at Supermercado Los Corrales in Kenosha, Wisconsin during Mother’s Day weekend have officially been identified as the source of the Salmonella outbreak that sickened as many as 70 people, officials with the Department of Health Services (DHS), the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and local health officials from Kenosha County, announced Wednesday, June 10th.
A total of seven people had to be hospitalized.
Health officials say interviews with the individuals who became ill revealed that most had consumed pork carnitas purchased from Supermercado Los Corrales Mother’s Day weekend.
Lab tests conducted by DATCP and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) confirmed that Salmonella with a matching DNA fingerprint was in samples of the product and in samples from those individuals who became ill.
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