CHELYABINSK, Russia, May 20 (UPI) — About 66 pounds of cream puffs were removed from stores in the Russian Urals city of Chelyabinsk on Monday after a salmonella outbreak was reported there.
“The police have found 12 outlets selling these products. About 30 kilograms [about 66 pounds] of cream puffs were removed from sale. A working group has been set up to find other outlets. An investigation is under way,” a spokeswoman for the Chelyabinsk region police department told ITAR-Tass.
ITAR-Tass said 36 people, including eight children, were hospitalized with salmonella poisoning in Chelyabinsk, two in serious condition.
Local news sources said as many as 41 people have been sickened, ITAR-Tass reported.