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We Look at Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak

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In recent months, there has been a major outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg. One of the types of Salmonella bacterium that causes illness in people.  What’s especially worrisome is that the Salmonella Heidelberg strains that hundred of people have come into contact with are resistant to common antibiotics.

An ongoing investigation conducted by the CDC shows a likely link between this outbreak and California-based facilities operated by Foster Farms. A company that sells chicken products.  Consumption of Foster Farms chicken products may cause people to fall ill with this serious disease.

As of the end of February, 481 cases have been reported from 25 states. 76% of them from California alone. Furthermore, there are likely additional cases that people have yet to report.  And while thankfully no fatalities are on record, 38% of the cases required hospitalization. This is because the strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are especially virulent and resistant to multiple antibiotics, they increase the chances of hospitalization.

Raw poultry is known to sometimes have Salmonella bacteria; however, it’s less common to come across a drug-resistant strain.  One has to wonder about the standards of safety and cleanliness of the facilities that prepare these chicken products for public consumption.  Earlier this year, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shut down one Foster plant in Livingston, California after finding live cockroaches there on multiple occasions.

Injury Lawyer | Effects of Salmonella

  • Diarrhea
  • Strong abdominal cramps
  • Fever
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Muscle pains

Severe symptoms can require hospitalization; for instance, severe diarrhea may lead to dehydration if left untreated.  Salmonella infection can also spread from the intestines to the bloodstream and to other places in the body, a potentially deadly development.  Even among healthy adults, the disease can persist for several days.  Children, elderly adults, and people who have a compromised immune system are more susceptible to severe forms of the disease.

If you’re experimenting this kind of food poisoning, consider contacting a reputable food poisoning attorney.  You don’t need to struggle alone with medical bills, financial losses, and the effects of reduced quality of life. Furthermore, we are here to make sure your sole focus is on healing from this illness. You should not have to lift a finger. An injury lawyer will be with you every step of the way.

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