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Taco Bell Food Poisoning: Third Outbreak in less than a Decade

Over 150 infected with Salmonella have been reported from 15 states since April 1, 2010, marking the third Taco Bell ingredient outbreak in ten years.

Taco Bell Food Poisoning Update 2/3/12: A mysterious Salmonella outbreak has been linked back to Taco Bell after reportedly sickening nearly 70 people in 2011. The majority of the illnesses (43) occurred in Texas, while other cases were reported in Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio and Tennessee. Click on the following link to learn more: Taco Bell Food Poisoning Lawsuit.

Free Taco Bell Food Poisoning Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been sickened with food poisoning after eating Taco Bell food products, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.

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2000 – Taco Bell Hepatitis A Outbreak – Florida
In early December of 2000, the Lake County Health Department (LCHD) in Florida learned of seven hepatitis A cases, including five hospitalizations, in Lake and neighboring Sumter Counties in a two week span. LCHD notified the Florida Department of Health of a possible hepatitis A outbreak. A case study was conducted to determine the source of the outbreak, and ultimately revealed a strong association between cases and the consumption of food from a Taco Bell restaurant in Fruitland Park, Florida.

2006 – Taco Bell E. coli Lettuce Outbreak – Northeastern U.S.
This outbreak was clearly linked to Taco Bell restaurants in the northeastern United States. As of December 14, 2006, 71 persons with illness associated with the Taco Bell restaurant outbreak have been reported to CDC from 5 states: New Jersey (33), New York (22), Pennsylvania (13), Delaware (2), and South Carolina (1). Data evaluation indicated that shredded lettuce consumed at Taco Bell restaurants in the northeastern United States was the most likely source of the outbreak.

2010 – Taco Bell Salmonella Outbreak
To date, over 150 individuals infected with Salmonella have been reported from 15 states, marking the third Taco Bell ingredient outbreak in ten years. Among those for whom information is available about when symptoms started, illnesses began between April 30, 2010 and July 18, 2010. In the most recent outbreaks, the FDA worked with CDC and state partners to conduct a traceback investigation. The tracebacks focused on produce that ill individuals reported eating and that had been implicated in previous outbreaks of salmonellosis.

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