After much criticism, El Mexicano restaurant names itself in 11 person outbreak
When public health officials in South Carolina announced last week they were investigating an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to a Spartanburg-area Mexican restaurant, residents at the epicenter of the outbreak were left with more questions than answers. Last Friday, Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), the centralized health and environmental protection agency in South Carolina, said that a single restaurant had been linked to 11 illnesses, but officials did not name the restaurant because the agency did not believe the public was at risk.
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A locally owned single location restaurant in California's Orange County is getting some valuable service from its local health department -- keeping its name from being associated with an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak. That secret invol... Read Post
Public health officials in South Carolina are investigating an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to a Spartanburg-area Mexican restaurant. At least 11 people have confirmed or suspected infections. Out of three victims interviewed thu... Read Post