Sick kids involved: Hens and chicks slaughtered to control Salmonella in Czech Republic

Czech Radio reports the Czech Food Safety Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture, Prague,  have started destroying thousands of laying hens at a farm in Pohořelice, southern Moravia, following a Salmonella outbreak.

As many as 35,000 of around 60,000 hens have so far been destroyed and
the market chain Lidl has taken all egg deliveries from the farm off
its shelves. People have been asked to return eggs already purchased
at the market chain. This concerns eggs with an expiry date up to [11
Sep 2017].

The Salmonella was detected due to health problems at a children’s