The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are still tracking the sushi tuna salmonella outbreak that Consumer Media Network fist reported on April 4 and again on April 17.
The source of the outbreak was identified as sushi tuna from California-based Moon Marine USA raw yellowfin tuna known as Nakaochi Scrape. More than 60,000 pounds of the frozen tuna have been recalled.
The latest FDA data shows that the salmonella outbreak has now infected 258 people, with 32 people hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. Cases have been reported in 24 states and the District of Columbia.
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