October 21, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak at Toyo Tire Was the 4th Largest Food Poisoning Outbreak of 2017.

The Salmonella outbreak at a Toyo Tire holiday banquet in November 2017 was the fourth largest food poisoning outbreak of 2017. At least 70 people were sickened in that outbreak, according to Logan Boss, Public¬†Information Officer of the Department of Public Health Northwest Health District in Georgia. The outbreak has been tentatively linked to turkeys that were provided to a company banquet by a caterer. The banquet was held on November 14 and 15, 2017. The investigation is still ongoing. That caterer was Angelos' New York Style Pizza and Bistro. That facility closed its doors for training employees and cleaning last month and has re-opened. While the restaurant was closed, at least 25 of the staff were retrained on proper food handling and food service procedures with material … [Read more...]

Toyo Tire Salmonella Outbreak Tentatively Linked to Catered Turkeys

The Salmonella outbreak at Toyo Tire last month has been tentatively linked to turkeys provided by the caterer, Logan Boss,¬†Public Information Officer of the Department of Public Health Northwest Health District told Food Poisoning Bulletin. He said that the investigation was still ongoing. That outbreak, associated with the company event held November 14 and 15, 2017, has sickened more than 70 and hospitalized five people. The caterer, Angelos' New York Style Pizza & Bistro, provided the food to the event. Angelo's closed its doors for cleaning and training last month, and has since re-opened. Inspectors from the Bartow County Environmental Health department inspected the facility and it was re-opened November 27. Another follow-up inspection on November 28 yielded an A for … [Read more...]

Toyo Tire Outbreak Caused by Salmonella Bacteria, Sickens Dozens

Salmonella bacteria caused the Toyo Tire outbreak in White, Georgia before Thanksgiving that sickened dozens of people, Logan Boss, Public Information Officer of the Department of Public Health Northwest Health District told Food Poisoning Bulletin. At least five people were hospitalized in that outbreak because their symptoms were so severe. Public health officials are interviewing Toyo employees who attended the event and plan to finish them today. They also hope to identify the food product that caused the outbreak. That information will be released when available. The restaurant that catered the event, identified in news reports as Angelo's New York Style Pizza and Bistro of Cartersville, has reopened after closing last week. The restaurant was re-inspected last Wednesday by … [Read more...]

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