Salmonella Poisoning and Peanut Butter in Michigan
Posted on Apr 03, 2009The Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) is working hard to determine the source of the recent salmonells poisoning in our state. The Dpeartment is currently investigating a 25 case outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium confirmed in Michigan. The Center for Disease Control and public health officials in multiple states are comparing foods eaten by ill and well persons have suggested peanut butter as a likely source. MDA and its partners will continue to gather samples and to collect epidemiological information, including distribution records on products of interest. For updates on the investigation and the most recent news, visit the Michigan government website.