Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats appears over after sickening 154 people


A multi-state salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats that sickened 154 people appears to be over, according to government health officials.

Both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have dropped their warnings against purchasing the treats, other than those previously recalled.

Those stricken in the outbreak lived in 34 states and included 35 hospitalizations and 27 illnesses involving children under five, the CDC said on Wednesday. The illness first started in June 2015 and continued through the middle of last month, the agency said.

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Source: CBS News