Salmonella infections in people

Many people do not feed raw meat to their dogs and cats because they fear bacterial infection. the following from the Maryland Department of Agriculture reporting on CDC’s North America ongoing tracking of salmonella should alleviate your fears.

They are tracking four different kinds of salmonella, starting at different times.

Start                              # cases             related to

8/11                                   146                small turtles
10/11                                  13                 dry dog food
2/12                                    66                 live poultry
3/12                                   123               live poultry

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