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Chili's Restaurant Cross Contamination 1995

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 occurred among patrons of a Chili's Restaurant in Boise, Idaho. Investigators believed that raw beef carrying the bacteria probably cross-contaminated other foods served in the restaurant.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • September 1995
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Idaho
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Beef, Cross Contamination
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 11
  • 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:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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