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Sushi Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

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July 24, 2015 -- Store-bought sushi made with tuna is the main cause of a salmonella outbreak that's sickened 62 people in 11 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Investigators linked the outbreak to frozen yellowfin tuna that was processed in Indonesia and sold by the Osamu Corporation. Some of the tuna was bought by the AFC Corporation for use in grocery store sushi, ABC News reported.

"Most ill people in the outbreak reported eating sushi made with raw tuna in the week before becoming sick," according to the CDC.

The tuna was recalled by the Osamu Corporation, and AFC "has removed the product from the marketplace and is destroying any remaining product it has," the Food and Drug Administration said, ABC News reported.