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Onions linked to Salmonella outbreak

Cases reported in northwest Wyoming, including Crook County


August 6, 2020

Wyoming is among several states experiencing an outbreak of Salmonella Newport linked to eating red onions purchased through a specific company. At least 16 cases have been identified so far, including in Crook County.

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) says half the Wyoming cases have been reported in Campbell County, with the remainder in Carbon, Goshen, Natrona, Sheridan and Teton. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there have so far been 396 cases nationally across 34 states with 59 people hospitalized.

The CDC believes from traceback information that red onions are...

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