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Salmonella Contamination

Salmonella Contamination:

The United States has taken stringent measures in response to salmonella contamination in shipments from Mahashian Di Hatti Pvt Ltd (MDH).

  • The situation underscores the importance of stringent quality control measures in food production and distribution. Authorities worldwide are closely monitoring such incidents to protect consumers and maintain food safety standards.
  • Salmonella is a group of bacteria that can cause gastrointestinal illness and fever, a condition known as salmonellosis.
  • These bacteria naturally reside in animals’ intestines and can be found in their faeces.
  • Humans can contract salmonella if they come into contact with infected animals or contaminated items in their environment.
  • This ubiquitous and hardy bacteria can survive for several weeks in a dry environment and several months in water.
  • People infected with salmonella might experience diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
  • The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that salmonella causes approximately 1.2 million illnesses, 23,000 hospitalizations, and about 450 deaths in the United States every year.