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1990 Salmonella enteritidis linked to meringue topping, Cocke County, Tennessee

Homemade banana pudding with a meringue topping was attributed to be the cause of a Salmonella enteritidis outbreak involving two east Tennessee families. The pudding had been heated for 30 minutes, and the meringue was briefly broiled.

  • Outbreak began:
  • October 1990
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Tennessee
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Eggs Dishes, Meringue Topping, Banana Pudding
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 6
  • 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:
  • 3
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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