As of August 10, 2021, a total of 28 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 8 states.
Arizona – 1
Connecticut – 1
Illinois – 9
Indiana – 4
Minnesota – 4
Nevada – 1
New York – 7
Illnesses started on dates ranging from February 21, 2021, to June 28, 2021.
Sick people range in age from 3 to 83 years, with a median age of 39 years, and 52% are female. Of 24 people with information available, 11 have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.
USDA-FSIS and Indiana officials collected unopened packages of Kirkwood Chicken, Broccoli and Cheese from a sick person’s house for testing and identified the outbreak strain in the product. USDA-FSIS investigated and found that these products were produced at facility P-2375.
On August 9, Serenade Foods recalled approximately 59,251 pounds of frozen raw breaded stuffed chicken that bear establishment number “P-2375” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Do not eat, sell, or serve recalled products. These products may not account for all of the illnesses in this outbreak. Investigators are working to determine if there are additional products that may be linked to illness.
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