Shoppers in 5 states have are being warned about eating chicken salad sold at Fareway stores that's been tied to multiple cases of salmonella illness.

This based on a report from the University of Iowa's state hygienic laboratory which is showing that salmonella is present in the product, which Fareway voluntarily pulled from its shelves. No product has been sold since last Friday night.

The Fareway Chicken Salad was sold in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. It was produced between Dec. 15 and Feb. 13 and was sold in plastic deli containers with aFareway store deli label. Consumers who have purchased chicken salad If you have purchased chicken salad from Fareway should throw it out and not return the product to the store.

Symptoms of salmonella infection generally last four to seven days and include diarrhea, headache, fever, nausea, abdominal pain, dehydration, and vomiting.

Most people get better without treatment, but in some cases, diarrhea associated with a salmonella infection can cause dehydration that can result in hospitalization.

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