CDC investigates food poisoning outbreak linked to kratom

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  1. Kratom blamed for salmonella outbreak in 20 states
  2. Kratom linked to dozens of illnesses from salmonella, health officials warn  CBS News
  3. CDC warns about salmonella infections traced to kratom  Washington Post
  4. Kratom Likely Responsible for 28 Salmonella Infections in 20 States, CDC Says
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FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Products Reported to Contain Kratom and CDC to identify specific brand names and suppliers of products to learn more about the possible source and route of Salmonella contamination and will share more information as it becomes .An estimated . million cases occur in the US each year, according to the CDC. Of the people who have been interviewed for the salmonella investigation, eight reported consuming kratom in pills, powder or tea. Patients first reported feeling sick October , but the most recently reported illness began .CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections. Epidemiologic Health officials continue to collect various leftover and unopened kratom products to test for Salmonella contamination..A coast to coast outbreak of Salmonella infections have been linked to kratom products, spurring a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and from this investigation, CDC recommends people not consume kratom in any form because the specific source of Salmonella contamination has not been .

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