Boise-Co-opThe Central District Health Department (CDHD) continues to investigate a Salmonella outbreak associated with the Boise Co-op deli – specifically food purchased from the deli after June 1, 2015 – this includes food purchased at the Boise airport.

As of June 19, 2015, approximately 250 cases of Salmonella are associated with this outbreak – including individuals from several states.

Preliminary test results showed Salmonella growth in raw turkey, tomatoes and onion. However, additional laboratory tests are pending.

Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause diarrheal illness in humans. They are microscopic living creatures that pass from the feces of people or animals to other people or other animals. There are many different kinds of Salmonella bacteria.

Salmonella serotype Typhimurium and Salmonella serotype Enteritidis are the most common in the United States.