Salmonella in Raw Chicken Causing Sickness Across 29 States
A multi-drug resistant strain of salmonella in raw chicken has made at least three people sick in Michigan, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The outbreak has made nearly 100 people sick across 29 states, including Michigan, according to the CDC report.
According to WILX-TV 10, the strain is resistant to antibiotics. The strain present in live chickens and in many types of raw chicken products, indicating it might be widespread in the chicken industry.
The best way to destroy the bacteria is to make sure the chicken is cooked thoroughly and safely to the temperature of 165 degress.