Fifty-eight new cases have been reported in the HyVee pasta salad outbreak and Salmonella lawsuits are likely to follow, according to Salmonella lawyer Ryan Osterholm. Eighteen people have been hospitalized in the nine-state outbreak.
Hy-Vee Pasta Salad Salmonella Outbreak
Since the last update on the outbreak on July 18, the outbreak has expanded to include four more states: Illinois, Kansas, North Dakota, and Tennessee. And health investigators have identified another strain of Salmonella that is part of the outbreak.
Of the 79 people who are part of this outbreak, 71 were sickened by Salmonella Sandiego, six were sickened by the newly identified Salmonella enterica subspecies IIIb and two people were sickened by both strains.en reported from nine states. They reported onset-of-lllness dates ranging from June 21, 2018, to July 15, 2018.
The case count by state is as follows: Iowa (26), Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Minnesota (20), Missouri (3), Nebraska (9), North Dakota (1), South Dakota (15), Tennessee (1). Sixty-seven percent of the patients, who rannge in age from 1 to 89 years old, are female.
Hy-Vee Pasta Salad Recall for Salmonella
On July 17, 2018, Hy-Vee, Inc. issued a recall for Spring Pasta Salad for possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled salad, which contains, shell pasta, carrots, celery, cucumbers, green pepper, onion, and mayonnaise, was sold in all Hy-Vee grocery stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
The recalled pasta salad was sold in 1-pound (16 oz.) and 3-pound (48 oz.) plastic containers and also may have been scooped at the deli counter into clear plastic containers by store employees. Expiration dates for the recalled pasta salad range from June 22, 2018 to August 3, 2018.
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