Volunteer Fire Department Banquet Linked to Foodborne Illness Outbreak

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This Food Safety Infosheet describes an outbreak of a foodborne illness during a community event. Community events, such as wedding receptions, church picnics, and fundraisers are common sources of foodborne illness outbreaks. These events are often held at temporary sites and staffed by volunteers.

Highlights:

  • At least 50 illnesses traced to community event
  • Community events, such as wedding receptions, church picnics, and fundraisers are common sources of foodborne illness outbreaks.
  • These events are often held at temporary sites and staffed by volunteers.

Article first appeared on foodsafetyinfosheets.org