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Casa Fiesta Restaurant Salsa, Rice, Beans, Food Workers 2008

A large, confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred among people who had eaten at the Casa Fiesta Restaurant in Norwalk, Ohio. Salsa, rice, and beans were implicated as vehicles in the outbreak. In addition, several food workers were confirmed to be infected with the same strain of Salmonella Muenchen.

  • Outbreak began:
  • April 2008
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Ohio
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Salsa Grains, Rice, Beans Food Workers
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 67
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 10
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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