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2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts Produced by Sprouters Northwest, Inc.

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts produced by Sprouters Northwest, Inc. This company's sprouts were previously linked to an outbreak of Salmonella in 2004.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2008
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Oregon
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Yes
  • Total ill:
  • 24
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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