This announcement came on the heels of another massive recall linked to a deadly E. Coli outbreak.
Additionally, the CDC does not recommend raw diets for pets, as this can make animals, as well as people handling the raw food, sick.
21 people have been hospitalized, and 92 people have been infected with the strain. Illnesses began appearing January 19, with the latest instance occurring September 9.
Alabama 1, California 1, CT 1, DE 2, Florida 2, Georgia 2, Hawaii 1, IL 5, IN 1, Kentucky 1, Louisiana 2, ME 1, Maryland 2, MA 9, MI 3, Minnesota 3, Missouri 3, North Carolina 4, Nebraska 1, New Jersey 9, NY 10, OH 7, Pennsylvania 11, Rhode Island 2, SC 1, Tennessee 1, Texas 2, Virginia 2, Washington 2.
The CDC has not pinpointed the common supplier at this time.
The CDC said on Thursday that it is seeing 92 cases of salmonella from raw chicken products, including everything from pet food to chicken tenders.
People typically get sick 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated foods, and experience diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps.
Most salmonella symptoms include Diarrhea, chills, vomiting, headache, blood in stool, nausea.
- There is an outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella in 29 states including NY and New Jersey.
Both the CDC and the USDA are monitoring the outbreak and will provide more information as they become available. If possible, use a separate cutting board for raw chicken and other raw meats. Prep areas, utensils and/or cooking surfaces should also be thoroughly disinfected with warm, soapy water. All the products such as chicken breasts, whole chicken, chicken burger should be cooked in the temperature of 165F so that bacteria will be killed throroughly.