The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now confirmed that a total of 22 people were infected with a strain of Salmonella infantis from the recent recalls of dry dog food made at Diamond Pet Foods' Gaston, South Carolina, USA, manufacturing plant.
According to CDC:
• Of the 22 people reported ill, 20 are from 13 USA states and two are from Canada
• Of the 20 people reported ill in the USA, the number from each state is: Alabama (2), California (1), Connecticut (1), Illinois (1), Michigan (1), Missouri (3), North Carolina (3), New Jersey (1), New York (1), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (1) and Virginia (1)
• Among the 17 patients with available information, 6 were hospitalized and no deaths have been reported
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