Were Sun View Produce Tamales, Carnitas Salmonella Outbreak Source?

The Chicago Department of Public Health is investigating a Salmonella outbreak linked to food served from the deli section of Sun View Produce a Southwest Side grocery store located at 6110 W 63rd St. Between July 1, 2019 and August 5, 2019, at least four people who ate pork products including carnitas and tamales from the deli developed Salmonella infections.

Health officials say the implicated foods are no longer being sold. But they are urging anyone who ate the pork items and developed symptoms of a Salmonella infection, which include fever, diarrhea and abdominal cramps to see a doctor and mention exposure to Salmonella. A doctor can order a stool sample test that can determine if you have a Salmonella infection and are part of this outbreak.

Meat can become contaminated with Salmonella during slaughter or when an infected food handler does not wash hands properly after using the bathroom.

Salmonella Bacteria
CDC image of Salmonella under a microscope.

Symptoms of a Salmonella infection usually set in within six to 72 hours of exposure and last four to seven days.  A doctor can recommend proper treatment of an infection.

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