Drug resistant Salmonella detected in pet treats
CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella -infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.
Forty-five people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella I 4,,12:i:- have been reported from 13 states.
Twelve ill people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.
This investigation is ongoing, and CDC will provide updates when more information is availa