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On the Border restaurant facing federal suit in Salmonella case

A Georgia couple has filed suit against On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina alleging their Mother’s Day meal resulted in a Salmonella infection, a two-week hospital stay and lingering health problems that likely will never end. Amanda and Jason Cureton filed the civil suit in federal court in Atlanta on Aug. 29. The Marietta,… Continue Reading

WA Restaurant Salmonella Outbreak up to 120 Cases

At least 120 people are suspected to have fallen ill in a Salmonella outbreak tied to an On the Border restaurant in Vancouver, Wash., Clark County Health told Food Safety News Tuesday. That case count includes 43 laboratory-confirmed patients and another 77 who exhibit symptoms and had a corresponding exposure history. The number ill rose by… Continue Reading

No Answers in WA Restaurant Salmonella Tests

Environmental testing did not aid health officials in identifying the cause of a Salmonella outbreak that occurred at an On the Border restaurant in Vancouver, Wash. beginning in September. As with many foodborne illness outbreaks, the cause will likely remain undetermined, the Columbian reported Wednesday. As of Wednesday, Clark County Health said the outbreak had… Continue Reading

WA Restaurant Salmonella Cases Reach 113

The number of illnesses linked to a Salmonella outbreak at Mexican-style restaurant On the Border in Vancouver, Wash. grew to 113 by Friday. Seven of the eight patients hospitalized have been discharged. Officials have still not been able to determine the exact source of the outbreak, and may not ever. Identifying the last of the… Continue Reading

105 Now Ill in WA Restaurant Salmonella Outbreak

At least 105 people now have confirmed or suspected Salmonella infections after eating at mexican-style restaurant On the Border in Vancouver, Wash., Clark County Public Health told Food Safety News Thursday. Six have been hospitalized. That number includes 34 laboratory-confirmed cases and 71 suspected. Suspected cases are those with known exposure and corresponding symptoms. Nearly all of… Continue Reading

Victims of Southern WA Salmonella Outbreak Sue Restaurant

An Oregon husband and wife who were sickened with Salmonella Virchow infections after eating at a Mexican restaurant in Washington state are suing the eatery, which has now been linked to 94 illnesses. Daniel and Allison Maynard of Happy Valley, Oregon, filed suit against On the Border restaurant Tuesday. The couple ate at the Vancouver,… Continue Reading

Salmonella Outbreak at WA Restaurant Grows to 94

At least 94 people are now suspected to have been sickened with Salmonella at an On the Border in Vancouver, Wash. since September 20, Clark County Public Health told Food Safety News Tuesday. That number includes 29 laboratory-confirmed cases and 65 probable. Probable cases are people with known exposure and corresponding symptoms, but no laboratory tests to… Continue Reading

After 77-Person Salmonella Outbreak, WA Restaurant Allowed to Reopen

Clark County Public Health allowed On the Border, a Mexican restaurant in Vancouver, WA,  to reopen Sunday after temporarily closing it amid a Salmonella outbreak that may include 77 illnesses. Officials closed the restaurant Oct. 9. “We believe there is no longer a risk of salmonella transmission to the public,” said Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark… Continue Reading

More Illnesses Linked to Southern Washington State Mexican Restaurant

At least 21 confirmed cases and 55 suspected Salmonella infections have now been linked to On the Border Restaurant in southern WA. The outbreak – which was officially linked to the Vancouver, WA restaurant Wednesday – has been connected to a growing number of Salmonella cases which have now been identified as a strain of… Continue Reading

Health Authorities Close Vancouver, WA Restaurant for Salmonella Outbreak

Clark County Public Health announced that it is investigating at least 16 Salmonella cases among patrons of On the Border, a Mexican restaurant in Vancouver, WA. “Anyone who ate at the restaurant between Sept. 20 and Oct. 8 and is experiencing symptoms of salmonella should contact a health care provider,” said CCPH. “Salmonella symptoms can… Continue Reading