Tag Archives: Salmonella

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC

Chickens peck fox to death, because they’re dinosaurs After sneaking into a chicken coop at a farm school in Brittany, in northwestern France, a young fox became trapped with 3,000 hens as the automatic hatch door closed behind it. Chickens, like all birds, are descended from dinosaurs so it comes as no surprise that they… Read More »

Salmonella found to be resistant to different classes of antibiotics

Brazil’s Ministry of Health received reports of 11,524 outbreaks of foodborne diseases between 2000 and 2015, with 219,909 individuals falling sick and 167 dying from the diseases in question. Bacteria caused most outbreaks of such illnesses, including diarrhea and gastroenteritis. The most frequent were Salmonella spp., with 31,700 cases diagnosed in the period (14.4% of… Read More »