August 17, 2007: Arby’s Meat Slicer Implicated in Salmonella Outbreak In Washington

An investigation by the Grant County Health Department has determined that the meat slicer used at the Moses Lake, Washington, Arby’s Restaurant was contaminated with Salmonella...

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Four Arby’s employees also were infected with Salmonella, according to the investigators.

“What we don't know is whether the workers contaminated the equipment, or if they got the bacteria by using the slicer,” said Peggy Grigg of the health department.

A similar situation occurred at the Arby’s located in Valdosta, Georgia, where the slicer was the source of Salmonella bacteria that caused a food poisoning outbreak sickening dozens. Attorneys Eric Weinberg and Andy Childers have filed lawsuits on behalf of victims of the Georgia outbreak.

To learn more about the Georgia Arby’s cases, visit the following web page: “Lawsuit Filed Following Outbreak .” For more information about Salmonella food poisoning, visit the following page of this website: “Salmonella Food Poisoning ,” as well as the blog .

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