At least four people who ate carnitas, tamales and other pork products from the deli area at Sun View Produce in Chicago got Salmonella infections, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health. The Salmonella outbreak includes customers who shopped at the family-owned grocery store located at 6110 W 63rd St. between July 1, 2019 and August 5, 2019.
Officials from the health department say the implicated foods are no longer being sold, but some cases may still be unreported. They are encouraging anyone who ate carnitas, tamales or other pork items from the store and became sick to see a doctor. A stool sample test that can determine if you have a Salmonella infection and are part of this outbreak.
Symptoms of a Salmonella infection, called salmonellosis, include fever, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. These symptoms usually set in within six to 72 hours of exposure and last about a week. Your doctor can recommend proper treatment if you have an infection.
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