Texas Department of State Health in Austin confirms 6 salmonella cases
Dallas, TX (AmericanInjuryNews.com)–The Texas Department of Health located in Austin declares 6 of the 486 nationwide cases of salmonella poisoning happened to Texans. The salmonella outbreak that has left federal officials at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) www.cdc.gov and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) www.fda.gov has reportedly sickened 6 Texas residents in the following counties; Tarrant, Galveston, Harris, Travis and Willacy.
As reported by the Associated Press, (AP), the salmonella epidemic has caused bacterial illnesses in over 486 people in 43 states since September 2008. Health officials are currently saying exposures to peanut butter and other peanut butter products produced by Peanut Corporation of America, in Georgia, may possibly be the cause.
AmericanInjuryNews.com by Dallas Injury Lawyer Amy K. Witherite
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