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2017 Outbreak of Salmonella at a Toyo Tire Thanksgiving Dinner, Georgia

State and local public health staff investigated an outbreak of Salmonella occurring among persons who ate at a Thanksgiving dinner at Toyo Tire's plant in White, Georgia. The dinner, held on November 15,was catered by Angelo's New York Style Pizza and Bistro. As many as 70 persons were reporting illness although the number was expected to rise. Five people were hospitalized. Preliminary laboratory findings released by the Georgia Department of Public Health identified turkey as the contaminated food source responsible for the outbreak.

  • Outbreak began:
  • November 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Georgia
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • turkey
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Catered Event
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Toyo Tire, Angelo's New York Style Pizza and Bistro
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 70
  • 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:
  • 5
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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