Netherlands: Over 500 cases of Salmonella may be linked to smoked salmon

Posted on October 17, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Food Poisoning, Travel News

More than 500 people in the Netherlands have now contracted Salmonella infections linked to smoked salmon, and at least one of these patients has died, reported Dutch health officials Saturday. According to The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment of the Netherlands, two fatalities have been connected to the outbreak. One has been confirmed to be a result of the patient’s Salmonella infection and the other is under investigation. Both people who died were over 80 years old, reported New England Cable News Saturday. Read article

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