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Salmonella cases almost triple as tainted eggs are recalled

Salmonella cases almost triple as tainted eggs are recalled --From May 1 to July 31, a total of 1,953 cases of Salmonella enteritidis were reported. 20 Aug 2010 The salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of 380 million eggs was preventable and will likely grow, according to federal officials. Hundreds of Americans likely have become ill from tainted eggs in recent months, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC spokeswoman Lola Russell said Thursday.