SalmonellaRaw eggs used in brunch dishes served over the Father’s Day weekend in a restaurant in Seattle have been responsible for 16 cases of Salmonella infections, the Seattle Times reports.

According to the news source, the restaurant is located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Initial investigation shows that the infections can be traced back to crab and ham eggs Benedict dishes served at the restaurant during that weekend. The sauce used in these dishes is made with raw eggs. The Salmonella bacteria may have been spread that way.

Managers at the restaurant contacted health officials to report that they had received complaints from several customers. According to the reports, restaurant staff is cooperating with the investigation carried out by officials.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has reported that the egg supplier that provided the products to the Seattle restaurant hasn’t violated any regulations concerning temperature control, handling, or even storage practices. According to the investigation, the producer is not aware of any recent tests on its products that came out positive for Salmonella.

According to Seattle Times, the menu used by the restaurant warns customers that dishes made with raw or uncooked foods may result in foodborne illnesses. While this outbreak has sickened several people, the restaurant has claimed that this was a one-time occurrence. No other illnesses were linked to the restaurant recently.

Consumers who are exposed to Salmonella may experience certain symptoms such as nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, chills, and even headaches.

The Salmonella infection is not harsh to consumers who are healthy. But to those with immune systems that may have been compromised, the infection may expose consumers to life-threatening health problems. Young children and the elderly are also mostly vulnerable.

Consumers who may have been impacted by this Salmonella outbreak in Seattle should contact health officials for further details. eek the attention of a doctor if the symptoms won’t subdue.

May 11, 2020
accident car accident crash speed accidents

WSP Sees Uptick In Deadly Speed-Related Accidents Over The Weekend

Western Washington saw at least three fatal accidents over the weekend, law enforcement told reporters. Of the three separate fatalities, at least two involved motorcycles.  According […]
May 6, 2020

Bellevue Crane Worker Awarded $1.45 million

The crane operator involved in a Bellevue construction accident that killed a Microsoft lawyer settled his lawsuit against the company, according to news reports.
May 4, 2020
pedestrian accident car accident crash seat belt

WA Officials Say Victim In Deadly Accident Didn’t Wear Seat Belt

An accident involving a pickup truck claimed one life and sent a second occupant to the hospital, Washington State Patrol officials reported. The crash, which happened […]
April 30, 2020
speed reckless driving covid-19 accident car

Despite Light Traffic Due To COVID-19 Lockdown, Seattle Continues To See Deadly Accidents

Despite reports of lower traffic due to the COVID-19-related stay-at-home orders issued by Gov. Jay Inslee, officials continue to report that drivers who venture out are […]
April 29, 2020
mercedes-benz recall personal injury accident

Personal Injury Risk Prompts Mercedes-Benz Recall

Mercedes-Benz recalled several vehicles over a seat belt issue that could increase the risk of personal injury in the event of an accident, the firm told […]
July 23, 2015
egg 653303 640

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Seattle Restaurant

Raw eggs used in brunch dishes served over the Father’s Day weekend in a restaurant in Seattle have been responsible for 16 cases of Salmonella infections, […]
July 20, 2015
chicks 706486 640

Direct Contact With Live Poultry Increases Infection Risks

The risks associated with infection outbreaks continue to increase. But to experts, consumers have the tools in their hands to avoid infections if they simply begin […]
June 25, 2015
bacteria 808158 640

INFOGRAPHIC: Should You Fear ‘Superbugs’?

Consumer Reports has reported on the risks associated with what we now call ‘superbugs,’ the antibiotic-resistant bugs that have spreading like wildfire. Incidents associated with these […]
April 13, 2015

Are International Travelers Spreading ‘Superbugs’?

According to the reports recently issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), international travelers may be bringing a bacteria into the United States. […]