Server With Hepatitis a at Cheddar’s Casual Cafe Results in Thousands of Vaccinations

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An estimated 7,700 people may have been exposed to Hepatitis A when a server at a restaurant in Texas was diagnosed with the virus. This Food Safety Infosheet details the case and offers suggestions to avoid spreading this foodborne illness.


  • An estimated 7,700 diners may have been exposed to Hepatitis A in Texas.
  • Servers, while not traditionally thought as food handlers, are often involved with scooping beverage ice and salad prep.
  • Hand washing can reduce the chance of passing on Hepatitis A to patrons. Keep poop off your hands.

Food safety infosheets are created weekly and are posted in restaurants, retail stores, on farms and used in training throughout the world.

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