Health Department Issues Statement on Salmonella
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are investigating an outbreak of an illness caused by Salmonella.
To date, CDC has identified 288 patients from 39 states. There have been no reported deaths. No one from Louisiana has been diagnosed with a Salmonella-related illness.
The 39 states with reported illness are: