There’s been an outbreak of 66 salmonella infections in humans across 18 states—the culprit? Dog food. So don’t go accepting cash for stupid stunts anytime soon. More from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:Okay daredevils, pay attention.
Yesterday the CDC announced it is continuing to collaborate with health officials in Pennsylvania and the other states and with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate the infections involving the strain of Salmonella Schwarzengrund. One case linked to the outbreak was reported in Allegheny County in June 2006.
Mars Petcare, based in Franklin, Tenn., voluntarily recalled its Red Flannel Large Breed Formula in 50-pound bags and Krasdale Gravy dry dog food in 5-pound bags Aug. 21. Its Everson plant is closed for inspection and cleaning, the company said in a news release Monday.