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2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Chicken Sold at Ruby's Pantry

Public health and agriculture agencies in Wisconsin and Minnesota investigated an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen breaded chicken products distributed by Ruby's Pantry pop-up locations. There were 3 cases in Wisconsin and 1 case in Minnesota. The implicated product was a raw, breaded chicken product that looked fully cooked. The product did not have any cooking instructions or labels stating that the product was raw.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2018
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Minnesota, Wisconsin
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Chicken, frozen, breaded
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Retail
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Ruby's Pantry
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 4
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 4
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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