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2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at The Fort Restaurant, Morrison, Colorado

At least 29 people became ill from Salmonella enteritidis after eating at The Fort Restaurant between July 10 and July 16. This restaurant looks like a fort from the 1800's and is located in Morrison, Colorado. The outbreak was suspected to have been caused by eggs. Many diners became ill after eating rattlesnake cakes, an exotic dish that contained eggs.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2010
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Colorado
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Eggs
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • JEGX01.0004
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Wright County Eggs, The Fort Restaurant
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Yes
  • Total ill:
  • 29
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 8
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 21
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 4
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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