Foodborne Illness Outbreak Database

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California Workplace Garnish 2008

A garnish that mostly consisted of vegetables was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium. The exposed had eaten the garnish while at a workplace in California.

  • Outbreak began:
  • November 2008
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetables, garnish
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Workplace
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • 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:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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