Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Russia: Salmonella outbreak reported in Chelyabinsk

About 66 pounds of cream puffs were removed from stores in the Russian Urals city of Chelyabinsk on Monday after a salmonella outbreak was reported there.

"The police have found 12 outlets selling these products. About 30 kilograms [about 66 pounds] of cream puffs were removed from sale. A working group has been set up to find other outlets. An investigation is under way," a spokeswoman for the Chelyabinsk region police department told ITAR-Tass.

ITAR-Tass said 36 people, including eight children, were hospitalized with salmonella poisoning in Chelyabinsk, two in serious condition.

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2013/05/20/Salmonella-outbreak-reported-in-Chelyabinsk/UPI-40751369073409/