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Wyoming affected by Onion-Linked Salmonella Outbreak


August 6, 2020

CHEYENNE: With a growing outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to eating red onions, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging caution among state consumers.

 At least 16 cases have been identified among Wyoming residents so far, with at least 396 cases nationally. Wyoming cases have been reported so far from Campbell, Carbon, Crook, Goshen, Natrona, Sheridan and Teton counties with half of outbreak-associated cases from Campbell County.

 “People ill in connection to this outbreak described eating raw onions in freshly prepared foods, including salads, sandwiches,...

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