Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 9th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "We analyzed national food-borne outbreak data from 1973 through 2001 to determine the proportion of Salmonella Heidelberg outbreaks caused by specific foods. Among 6,633 outbreaks with known etiology, 184 (3%) were caused by Salmonella Heidelberg. A vehicle was identified in 101 outbreaks; at least 53 were poultry or egg-related."
"Three outbreaks were attributed to egg consumption, 17 to consumption of egg-containing foods, 25 to poultry, and eight to foods...
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