9 Surprising Places Salmonella Bacteria Lurk

Salmonella poisoning isn't just a raw chicken thing. Here are other places to watch for it
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Fish food

Yes, a fish seems like the lowest-maintenance, safest pet around. And it may be, but watch the fish food. Last year, a company voluntarily recalled its fish food, concerned that it had salmonella. The organism turned up as the company was doing routine testing. No sickness was reported in this case. Young kids should be supervised while feeding fish, and adults should oversee hand washing when they're done.

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