Federal health officials warn of a multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to ground beef.
The other cases were reported in Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma and Texas.
A regular meat dough supplier has not been identified, according to the CDC.
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Officials Recommend Big Consumer Advice are handled carefully and and prepared thoroughly, but they do not tell people to stop eating or buying beef.
To ensure that meat dough is safe to eat, health officials said consumers should cook it to an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Anyone touching raw meat should wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Any items that come into contact with raw ground beef, such as countertops, utensils or dishes, should also be washed with warm soapy water or in a dishwasher.
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The CDC estimates that Salmonella causes approximately 1.2 million diseases, 23,000 hospitalizations, and 450 deaths in the United States each year, with food being the source of the vast majority of cases.  Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.
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