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St. Patrick's Irish Picnic Salmonella Outbreak, Tennesee 2012

At least 50 people fell ill after a Salmonella outbreak occurred among attendees at annual St. Patrick's Irish Picnic held July 27-28, 2012. The annual event usually brings up to 20,000 pepole and it is a 158 year tradition in McEwen, Tennessee.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2012
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Festival
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 50
  • 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

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