The Texas Department of State Health Services has posted the information below to its News Updates page.
News Update: Salmonella Typhimurium
January 21, 2009
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal, state and local public health agencies continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of salmonellosis caused by a strain of Salmonella serotype Typhimurium.
There have been 486 cases of the bacterial illness reported from 43 states since early September, including six from Texas.
The six Texas cases are from Galveston, Harris, Tarrant (2), Travis and Willacy counties and occurred in October, November and December.
Check FDA link below for products that have been recalled as a result of this investigation and CDC link for national outbreak information and advice for consumers.
FDA Recall Information
CDC Outbreak Information