Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Says Salmonella Outbreak Not Affecting Our Area

An outbreak of Salmonella reported in Ontario and Quebec is affecting a dozen people, but none of them are in the Simcoe-Muskoka area.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirms this outbreak is not affecting our area, after twelve people, 10 in Ontario and 2 in Quebec, fell ill after consuming a prod

The Public Health Agency of Canada says the outbreak is linked to a brand of sausages under a recall notice. Filicetti-brand Italian Style mild, dry, cured sausages have been identified as the source, with a recall of the product issued by the public health body.

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Individuals became sick between May and September, according to Public Health Canada, while only one required hospitalization.