August 5, 2007: Pasadena Souplantation Restaurant Closed After 30 Found to Have Shigellosis

The Souplantation restaurant located on Lake Avenue in Pasadena, California, voluntarily closed on August 2 after it was determined that 30 diners had contracted shigellosis...

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The disease, caused by exposure to Shigella bacteria, typically is characterized by diarrhea (often bloody), fever, and stomach cramps.

Both the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Pasadena Health Department are investigating the outbreak in an attempt to determine the specific source of the Shigella bacteria.

All 30 of the individuals who contracted shigellosis have recovered, according to the health department. They ate at Souplantation between July 22 and 24. Symptoms of shigellosis may appear a day or two after consuming contaminated food and usually resolve within 5-7 days.

The Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg represents victims of food poisoning outbreaks throughout the country. If you or a loved one has suffered from shigellosis, and you have a question about your legal rights, you can request a free case evaluation from our firm by clicking on free case evaluation. You may also contact us toll free at 1-877-934-6274. For more information, please visit the Shigella Food Poisoning page of this website.

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