Salmonlla at DeFusco’s Bakery in Rhode Island and Salmonella in Del Monte Cantaloupe in the West and now this.

pancakes.jpgAccording to press reports, illnesses from Salmonella have beenlinked to consumption of sausage at a benefit pancake breakfast held in early March in Thurmont, according to the Frederick County Health Department.

The sausage for the Thurmont event was from a previous event, the Frederick County 4-H Camp Center Country Butchering, held Jan. 27 at the Mount Pleasant Ruritan Club in Mount Pleasant. Samples of sausage sold to consumers from the same butchering were tested at the state health department laboratory and found to contain salmonella.

The Frederick County Health Department has been working with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the outbreak.