Wisconsin Salmonella Cases Linked to Salad Greens

(Madison) Nine people in Wisconsin and Illinois have been infected with Salmonella. State health officials say there has been one hospitalization and no deaths. Current public health data indicates that pre-packaged salad greens produced by BrightFarms, Inc. of Rochelle, Illinois are the source of a Salmonella outbreak in the two states. Nine people have been infected; four in Wisconsin and five in Illinois. Illnesses started between June 10 and June 15. Health officials are urging consumers not to purchase, eat, or serve BrightFarms branded pre-packaged salad greens.