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2007 San Diego Souplantation

The Foothill Ranch Souplantation, in San Diego, California, was the source of an E.coli O157:H7 outbreak. Fifteen patrons and one employee became ill. All had eaten at the restaurant between March 23 and March 25. No source for the contamination at the restaurant was identified. The restaurant was operated by the San Diego-based, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corporation, which runs both Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • March 2007
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 16
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 15
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 1
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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