Wash hands with soap after handling reptiles, birds, or baby chicks, and after contact with pet feces.
Healthy people may have short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.
The CDC, assisted by state health officials, is now investigating the outbreaks of salmonella infections.
For a full list of products affected by the recall, check Mondelez's website. Infection normally manifests itself anywhere from 12 to 72 hours after consumption of tainted food, and may last four to seven days. 34 people were sent to the hospital.
"People can get sick with salmonella infections from touching live poultry or their environment", the advisory stated. Product recalls, in particular, can be immensely complicated as a communications team must work internally with its legal department, marketing team, C-suite, product engineers and sales department, and externally with retailers, consumers, health officials, the media and social media users.
The CDC offers advice to help chicken owners master a few best practices, as does the U.S. Department of Agriculture on its Biosecurity for Birds page. Also known as C. botulinum, the bacteria is behind botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning.
-Have a pair of "outside shoes" for the chicken coop. The CDC is, however, advising those who are cooking raw turkey to be sure they fully cook it and to thoroughly clean the cooking area and their hands after touching the raw meat.
If you're really loving your backyard chickens and all those fresh eggs, you might be giving your flock a little bit of extra attention - and some snuggles and kisses.
Chicks and ducklings from multiple hatcheries have been tied to the outbreaks, and numerous people stricken reported getting chicks and ducklings from sources including feed supply stores, websites, hatcheries and relatives, said the agency. The CDC is reminding feed stores and mail-order hatcheries that sell the animals to take steps to take to prevent salmonella in flocks.
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