linking the salmonella outbreak in Colorado to the Denver Seafood Company; Grocery stores affected
DENVER (KDVR) – An outbreak of salmonella that has infected dozens of people in 14 states is linked to the Denver Seafood Company, which distributes to restaurants and supermarkets in Colorado.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a total of 102 people have contracted the disease so far, and 19 of them have been hospitalized.
Salmonella Thompson outbreak Associated with Northeast Seafood Products, Inc. and Denver-based company, which has temporarily halted production.
Salmonella has caused a recall of many grocery stores in Colorado
The company distributed the products to restaurants and grocery stores in Colorado From May to 7 OctoberAccording to the US Food and Drug Administration.
Seafood was sold at seafood counters at Albertsons, Safeway, and Sprouts grocery stores in Colorado. The products listed below have been recalled, with the exception of Pacific cod which is sold through Sprouts.
Of the 102 people who contracted salmonella, the majority were Colorado residents. Of the rest, all but two people reported that they had traveled to Colorado in the week before they fell ill.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises anyone who has recalled produce in the home to throw them away and wash surfaces or containers they may have come into contact with.
- Red snapper
- rock red cod
- ocean perch
- Cod in the Pacific Ocean
- coho salmon
- Atlantic salmon parts
- hot snapper
- natural salmon
- Pacific Lonely
- striped bass farm
14 Colorado counties affected by salmonella outbreaks
According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 82 cases have been reported in the following counties:
- Adams (3)
- Arapahoe (6)
- Boulder (8)
- Broomfield (3)
- Denver (19)
- Douglas (7)
- Eagle (3)
- El Paso (2)
- Grand (1)
- Jefferson (6)
- Larimer (13)
- along (4)
- top (1)
- Wild (6)
People in 14 other states have also contracted the disease.
Symptoms of salmonella
The CDC urges anyone who suffers following symptoms To contact a healthcare provider immediately:
- Diarrhea and fever higher than 102 degrees Fahrenheit
- Diarrhea for more than 3 days does not improve
- bloody diarrhea
- Vomiting so much that you can’t keep fluids down
- Signs of dehydration such as:
- Doesn’t pee a lot
- dry mouth and throat
- Feeling dizzy when standing up