WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as state and local officials continue to investigate a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to products reportedly containing Kratom.

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The CDC reports that 40 people in 27 states are infected with Salmonella Salmonella I 4,[5],12:b:-.

14 people have been hospitalized.

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The outbreak strain has also been identified in two samples of leftover Kratom powder collected from ill people in North Dakota and Utah.

The ill person in North Dakota purchased S.K. Herbalist brand Kratom powder from the website soapkorner.com.

The ill person in Utah purchased Kratom powder from the website kratoma.com