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Ohio Private Home and School Taco Meat 2009

A confirmed outbreak of Clostridium perfringens was associated with eating taco meat in a private home or in a school in Ohio. The taco meat ingredients were not described.

  • Outbreak began:
  • January 2009
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Ohio
  • Organism(s):
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Meat, Taco Meat
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • School, Private Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 8
  • 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:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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