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Published On: Fri, Aug 20th, 2010

Unusual outbreak of salmonella due to contaminated pickles in Illinois

A Niles, Illinois deli has been implicated in a small outbreak of salmonella food poisoning according to a Cook County Dept. of Public Health press release.

At least 6 confirmed cases of salmonella are due to pickles sold at the Assi Market. The pickles are made at the deli and sold in plastic bags.

Of the six cases, 5 people were hospitalized because of their illness.

The batch of pickles was available for purchase July 25, 2010 through July 27, 2010 with a sell by date of August 24, 2010.

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