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Salmonella found in Chicago grocery store meats

Four people in Chicago suffered salmonella contamination after eating pork tamales and carnitas from the deli section of the Sun View Produce grocery store in the Clearing neighborhood.  While the tamales and carnitas haven’t been sold at the store since August 5, 2019, the Chicago Health Department warns that if you’ve purchased these products as early as July 1 and still have them, you need to discard them, as they may be contaminated with salmonella.  Eating salmonella-contaminated foods can lead to salmonellosis. According to the USDA, it’s a very common bacterial foodborne illness that can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever. These symptoms usually appear 12 to 72 hours after you eat the contaminated food.  Read more....



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