The CDC updated its official case count today in the Salmonella outbreak linked to ConAgra’s Marie Callendar’s brand Cheesy Chickena and Rice frozen meals. There are currently 37 confirmed cases of Salmonella Chester foodpoisoning illnesses in the ConAgra outbreak.
In other national Salmonella news, the Salmonella Hvittingfoss outbreak linked to Illinois Subway restaurants has claimed 97 confirmed victims since early May. Alicea Bush-Bailey filed suit this week against the Subway restaurant in Aurora, Illinois, where she purchased the sub that made her sick, as well as Doctor’s Associates, Subway’s parent corporation. And Tyler Nay filed suit on June 18 against the Athens, Ohio restaurant called Casa Lopez that was also the source of a large Salmonella outbreak in May.