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Health Alerts for 2015

  • National oubreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products  
    BCCDC is collaborating with BC Health Authorities and federal and provincial partners to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products (such as nuggets, strips and burgers). A frozen raw breaded chicken product tested positive for the outbreak strain in British Columbia.  No human cases have been identified to date in BC.
  • Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to contact with live baby poultry  
    The BC Centre for Disease Control is collaborating with BC Health Authorities, BC Ministry of Agriculture, Public Health Agency of Canada and provincial partners to investigate an outbreak of salmonellosis with cases of human illness related to contact with live baby poultry originating from a hatchery in Alberta.
Last Updated: July 14, 2009