Shawn Richardson says Estes Hatchery
This just hours after the CDC linked the mail-order hatchery to a strain of Salmonella Monetevideo that affected 66 people in 20 states. It says those who have fallen ill had contact with chicks, ducklings, and other live baby poultry.
Estes Hatchery is on the city's west side and has been in business since 1921, selling more than one million live birds a year and hatching more than 100,000 a week.
"We are very concerned about
the health of the public,"
On Wednesday, the Health Department
was back at the hatchery.
"Now I'm not going to name any other hatchery's because that's not good form, but I just want to let other people know that it's kind of hard to trace. We have to go into what had it, what hatchery it came from, whether it came from us, whether it came from another hatchery as well."
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