CHICAGO (CBS) — Make sure you are cooking breaded and stuffed chicken products thoroughly – that is the message after an outbreak of salmonella.
A total of 17 people in six states got sick – six of them in Illinois and three in Indiana, according to the Centers for Disease Control Prevention. Minnesota had four, New York two, and Michigan and Arizona one each.READ MORE: 2 Mass Shootings Reported At The Same Time In Chicago Hours After President Biden Announces Plan To Address City's Violence
The outbreak is linked to several brands.READ MORE: Police Searching For Four Suspects After Man Carjacked In River North
The items are labeled raw, but the breading could make them look like they are already cooked.
Officials advise reading the labels carefully and following the instructions for cooking the products.MORE NEWS: Cook County Nurses Set To Strike Thursday Over Staffing Issues
More information from the CDC is available here.