September 25, 2016

NC Holiday Inn Bordeaux Source of 2013 Salmonella Outbreak

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Cumberland County Department of Public Health concluded that the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that sickened 100 people in 2013 was from the All American Grill at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville. Twenty-five cases were confirmed by laboratory analysis; the other 75 cases were listed as "probable". Public health inspectors found issues at the restaurant. Improper water temperatures, bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods, temperature violations, a defective dishwasher, and absence of hand washing supplies were cited. No specific food item could be identified as the source of the bacteria. Cross-contamination most likely caused the contamination, along with consumption of handling of undercooked food, and/or … [Read more...]

Source of NC Salmonella Outbreak: All American Grill at Holiday Inn Bordeaux

Public health officials at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Cumberland County Department of Public Health have released the final report on the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The outbreak was first reported in May 2013. To investigate this outbreak, officials interviewed sick people, took environmental samples for testing, and collected stool specimens. A total of 100 cases were identified during the outbreak; 25 were confirmed by lab analysis and 75 were probable. All isolates available for PFGE analysis had identical patterns. Illness onset dates ranged from May 1 to May 17, 2013. The age range of patients was from 17 to 81 years. Eight people were hospitalized as a result of their … [Read more...]

Holiday Inn Salmonella Outbreak Over, NC Health Officials Say

The Holiday Inn Salmonella outbreak, associated with the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, North Carolina has ended after sickening 103 people, North Carolina health officials say. The outbreak, which was first reported on May 14, was linked to the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Cumberland County. No new cases have been added with onset of illness beginning later than May 15. The NC Department of Health and Human Services' Epidemiology Team is writing a final report on this outbreak. The report will be released publicly when complete. Those who became ill ate at the hotel’s Cafe Bordeaux or All American Sports Bar Grill.  Their symptoms included nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea or blood in the stool. Health officials  have not yet identified a specific food source of the … [Read more...]

Holiday Inn Salmonella Food Poisoning Victims File Lawsuits

Two of 99 Salmonella food poisoning victims have filed lawsuits against the Holiday Inn Bordeaux, a North Carolina hotel, and Aromas Hotels LLC.  The lawsuits, filed in Cumberland County Superior Court, allege the women, both residents of Fayettevelle, NC contracted Salmonella infections after eating at the Cafe Bordeaux in the hotel at 1707 Owen Drive. The lawsuits (case numbers 13 CVS 4175 and 13 CVS 4176) seek compensation for the women, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and other damages. Both women are part of the Salmonella outbreak associated with eating food prepared in the Holiday Inn Bordeaux kitchen on May 7-8. The food was served on the premises at banquets, in the Cafe Bordeaux and in the All American Sports Bar and Grill, … [Read more...]

Holiday Inn Salmonella Outbreak in North Carolina Grows to 99 Ill Persons

The outbreak of Salmonella associated with the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, North Carolina has grown to 99 ill persons, up 11 from yesterday. Sixteen cases are lab-confirmed, according to Buck Wilson of the Cumberland County Health Department. The two restaurants that served food associated with this outbreak are the Cafe Bordeaux and the All American Sports Grill. If you ate at these restaurants and suffered the symptoms of a Salmonella infection, including fever, chills, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and muscle pains, see a health care provider as soon as possible.   Then please call the Cumberland County Health Department at 910-433-3824 and tell them you have been sick. You should be monitored for future health complications even if you have only a … [Read more...]

Salmonella Outbreak at Holiday Inn in Fayetteville, NC Grows to 88

Buck Wilson, Public Health Director of Cumberland County told Food Poisoning Bulletin that the Salmonella outbreak at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, North Carolina has grown to include 88 people, up two from last Friday. The ill persons ate at the Cafe Bordeaux and All American Sports Bar Grill at the hotel. If you ate at either of these establishments and have experienced the symptoms of a Salmonella infection, including nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, chills, headache, muscle pains, or blood in the stool, see your doctor as soon as possible.   Then please contact the Cumberland County Health Department at 910-433-3824 and tell them about your illness. Even if you have only a mild infection, your case could solve this outbreak. And anyone who … [Read more...]

Holiday Inn Bordeaux Salmonella Outbreak Grows to 86

The Salmonella outbreak at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, North Carolina has grown to include at least 86 people, Buck Wilson, Public Health Director of Cumberland County told Food Poisoning Bulletin. That is an increase of 16 from the last report issued on Monday, May 20, 2013. So far, seven patients have had positive cultures for Salmonella confirmed. The two restaurants associated with the hotel, the All American Sports Grill and the Cafe Bordeaux, are most likely connected to this outbreak. The hotel also has a banquet kitchen. Public health officials are working with the hotel to try to discover the source of the outbreak. If you ate at either of those restaurants and have experienced the symptoms of a Salmonella infection, including nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, … [Read more...]

Holiday Inn Bordeaux Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 70 People

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health has updated the Salmonella outbreak associated with the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, NC. Now 70 people are ill with the signs and symptoms of a Salmonella infection. Fifty-eight of the ill are from North Carolina and 12 are from out of state. Five people have been hospitalized. Public health officials are still asking anyone who ate at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux's restaurants, the All American Sports Bar and Grill and the Cafe Bordeaux, and who became ill to contact them at 910-433-3638. Your case could help solve the outbreak investigation. Any new cases in this outbreak got sick before May 14, 2013, which indicates that control measures put in place at the restaurants seems to be working. The Health Department has set up a … [Read more...]

Holiday Inn Bordeaux Salmonella Outbreak Grows to 51 Cases

The Salmonella outbreak reported this week at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux at 1707 Owen Drive in Fayetteville, North Carolina has grown to 51 people. Five people have been hospitalized. These numbers are current as of May 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm. The Cumberland County Department of Public Health and the North Carolina Division of Public Health are asking anyone who ate at the Holiday Inn's two restaurants and became ill to see their doctor as soon as possible, then call public health officials at 910-433-3638 for an interview. Your case may help solve the outbreak and answer many questions. The restaurants at that hotel include the All American Sports Bar and Grill and the Cafe Bordeaux. The hotel also has a banquet kitchen. The symptoms of a Salmonella infection are nausea, vomiting, and … [Read more...]

Holiday Inn Salmonella Outbreak in Cumberland County, NC Grows to 44

The Salmonella outbreak associated with the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Cumberland County, North Carolina has grown from 18 to 44 patients. Thirty-six people in this outbreak live in North Carolina, and eight people are out of state. Five people have been hospitalized. The Health Department and the North Carolina Division of Public Health are asking anyone who ate at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville since May 1 and became sick to call the county Health Department at 910-433-3638. The symptoms of a Salmonella infection include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The Holiday Inn Bordeaux has two restaurants: the All American Sports Bar and Grill and the Cafe Bordeaux. They also serve food from their banquet kitchen. A Salmonella hotline has been set up at 910-433-3824. Cape Fear Valley … [Read more...]

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