A total of 22 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium were reported from 6 states.
The number of ill persons identified in each state was as follows: Arizona (1), Illinois (2), Iowa (1), Michigan (9), Pennsylvania (1), and Wisconsin (8).
50% of ill persons were hospitalized, and no deaths were reported.
Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicated that ground beef produced by Jouni Meats, Inc. and Gab Halal Foods were the likely sources of this outbreak.
On January 24, 2013, Jouni Meats, Inc. recalled approximately 500 pounds of ground beef products.
On January 25, 2013, Gab Halal Foods recalled approximately 550 pounds of ground beef products.
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