With nearly 300 people infected with a multi-drug resistant Salmonella infection in California and across the West Coast, it’s important to identify the potential offending chicken and avoid eating it, but even more important is handling chicken properly and cooking it to 165 degrees to kill any bacteria that you may get exposed to.
There have been 11 cases in Arizona, with the majority being in California. The map is here
The outbreak has been ongoing since August and continues to develop, so each of us needs to attend to this outbreak and make sure we are keeping proper technique to prevent transmission and infection.
Of course, if you think you have a severe diarrheal illness with higher fever, or any bleeding in the bowel movement, be right in touch.