Colorado seafood-linked salmonella outbreak


According to Disease Control Centers, a Salmonella outbreak in 14 states has been linked to a Colorado seafood business. If you think “Colorado Seafood?” ” Me too.

The CDC said seafood from Seafood northeast of Denver, Colorado including: haddock, monkfish, bone-in trout, grouper, red snapper, red cod, sea perch, pacific cod, halibut, coho salmon, portions of Atlantic salmon, track snapper, tilapia, salmon fillet all-natural, Pacific sole and Farm Raised Striped Bass are recalled in grocery stores like Safeway, Albertson’s and Sprouts due to contamination with bacteria which can cause serious illness.

According to the CDC report, more than 100 people, mostly in Colorado, have reported cases of Salmonella after eating seafood from the Denver-based distributor. Case have also been reported in Washington, Texas, Wyoming, Arizona and elsewhere, where people had “reported traveling to Colorado in the week they fell ill.”

No deaths, but 19 people were hospitalized due to the outbreak as of October 9. Symptoms of salmonella can include vomiting, diarrhea for more than three days, and a fever over 102 degrees. You can read more about the CDC here.


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