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Montgomery County

Open Data on Restaurant Inspections a Useful Tool for Consumers and Government

“My husband ate at this restaurant on Friday 10/16/2015 and was admitted to the ICU with a bacterial infection from food poisioning [sic],” Kari F. wrote on the Mariscos San Juan Yelp page on Oct. 19. “It was a very scary experience for all. I hope that others affected are healing and doing ok. My… Continue Reading

Young Victim of E. coli Outbreak from Ohio Picnic Still in Hospital

Four-year-old girl in "serious condition," health department reports

A 4-year-old girl remains in the hospital after being infected with E. coli O157:H7 at a private picnic in Ohio, where at least 74 others were also sickened. A total of 14 victims were hospitalized; 3 developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a complication of E. coli infection marked by kidney failure. One of the HUS… Continue Reading