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Colorado Salmonella outbreak appears to have peaked at 37 cases

Two more confirmed cases added during the last week brought the number of illnesses in the Colorado Salmonella outbreak to 37.  There have been no new cases for the past five days, and it appears the outbreak has peaked at 37 confirmed laboratory cases, according to the Weld County Health Department. Linked to the outbreak… Continue Reading

Prediction for more Salmonella cases proving true in Colorado

The Colorado Salmonella outbreak involving two burrito restaurants that catered two community college events in February continues to expand. The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) Friday reported the number of confirmed cases now stands at 35. That’s up from 21 at mid-week, and up from eight on Feb. 22 when Weld… Continue Reading

Colorado burrito restaurants still closed; Salmonella count at 21

Residents of five Colorado counties are now among the 21 people sickened with Salmonella in an outbreak. All of them ate food from Burrito Delight restaurants. The number of laboratory-confirmed cases more than doubled during the weekend, following the initial announcement of eight people having been sickened by the foodborne pathogen. According to the Weld… Continue Reading

Salmonella outbreak in Colorado growing; 2 restaurants closed

County officials say no fines planned for restaurants because lost sales are punishment enough

A Colorado burrito restaurant, forced to close after catering two community college events where some attendees were sickened with Salmonella poisoning, did poorly in health inspections during the past three years. As of Thursday there were 10 people confirmed with Salmonella infections linked to the restaurant, according to the Weld County Department of Public Health… Continue Reading