April 23, 2019

Burrito Delight Salmonella Outbreak in Weld County, Colorado Increases to 37 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak linked to Burrito Delight restaurants in Weld County, Colorado has now sickened 37 people. That's an increase from 35 people as reported in the last update on March 1, 2018. The illnesses have occurred during February and March of this year. Four of those patients have been hospitalized because their illnesses are so serious. The restaurant has voluntarily closed both of its locations in Fort Lupton and Dacono, and they will remain closed until the investigation is over. Both of those locations are north of Denver, Colorado. Public health officials are still investigating the specific source of the outbreak; they are still focusing on possible food sources. The case count by county is: Weld (27), Larimar (3), Boulder (3), Morgan (1), Adams (2), and … [Read more...]

Burrito Delight Salmonella Outbreak Numbers Updated by Weld County, CO

The case count for the Burrito Delight Salmonella outbreak in Weld County, Colorado has been updated by government officials. As of March 1, 2018, there are 35 laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella linked to that restaurant. The press release states that "The source of the outbreak is the Burrito Delight restaurant, which has voluntarily closed both of its locations in Fort Lupton and Dacono." Officials are still investigating the outbreak. Employees are being tested for illness, and lab results from food samples have not yet been received. Officials are centering their investigation around possible food sources. The case count by county is: Weld (27), Larimer (3), Boulder (3), Morgan (1), and Adams (1).┬áThere is no word on whether or not any of these patients have been … [Read more...]

Burrito Delight Salmonella Outbreak in Colorado Grows to 21 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak in Weld County, Colorado linked to Burrito Delight restaurants has grown to include 21 patients. All of those cases are laboratory-confirmed. The press release from the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment states that "the number of probable cases continues to rise." The case cont by county is: Weld (14), Larimar (3), Bolder (1), Morgan (1) and Adams (1). The case count by event is: Aims College Event on February 6, 2018 (3), Aims College Event on February 12 (9), Restaurant dine-in at the Fort Lupton Location (5), and Takeout to place of employment (4). Four people have been hospitalized in this outbreak because their illness is so severe. Salmonella patients are usually hospitalized because they develop sepsis, which is a blood … [Read more...]

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Burrito Delight Restaurants in Colorado Grows to 12 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak in Colorado has now grown to 12 people sickened, according to the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment. The press release states that "the source of the outbreak is the Burrito Delight restaurant." This is an increase of two patients since the last update. That restaurant has closed both of its locations in Fort Lupton and Dacono. Public health officials are still investigating the source of the outbreak. Lab testing of employees should be available today, and officials are still looking at possible food sources. Six of those sickened ate food from Burrito Delight at two different catered events at Aims Community College in Greeley, Colorado. Four patients ate at the Fort Lupton Burritos Delight restaurant location. And two of the … [Read more...]

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