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Pennsylvania Restaurant Chicken Fajitas, Fried Rice, Refried Beans, Tortillas, Tomatoes 2008

A confirmed, dual pathogen outbreak of Clostridium perfringens and Bacillus cereus occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Pennsylvania. The vehicles of infection were: chicken fajitas; fried rice; refried beans; tortillas; tomatoes.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2008
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Pennsylvania
  • Organism(s):
  • Clostridium perfringens
    Other
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Grains, Rice, Fried Rice, Beans, Refried Beans Fruit, Tomatoes Poultry, Chicken Fajitas Tortillas
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • 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:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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