TITLE

Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Associated with Frozen Pot Pies -- United States, 2007

AUTHOR(S)
Meyer, S.; Smith, K.; Azzam, I.; Sowadsky, R.; Williams, I. T.; Henao, O.; Nguyen, T.; Austin, J.; Van Duyne, S.; Mody, R.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/28/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 47, p1277
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes the results of an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the 401 cases of salmonellosis that was associated with consumption of Banquet brand frozen, not-ready-to-eat pot pies in 2007. It states that the outbreak strain was isolated from samples of unopened pies collected from the homes of the patients. Details of the case-control study conducted from October 3 to 13 are highlighted. Also noted are the actions taken by the CDC and the Food Safety and Inspection Service.
ACCESSION #
35601591

 

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