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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
– 52 shigellosis cases linked to one food handler over  a 2 month period.
– Food handlers can transmit Shigella in their poop without  even showing symptoms.
– If you’re ill with vomit, nausea or diarrhea do not handle food.
– Food handlers should wash hands before preparing food and after going to the bathroom.

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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:

– 7 of 21 linked cases required hospitalization
– Shigella is shed in the poop of infected individuals and for up to two weeks after symptoms have ended. Handwashing is a risk control factor.
– Ron and Sarah Bowers have filed a lawsuit on behalf of their two-year-old son, who began displaying symptoms of shigellosis (nausea, and abdominal cramping) on February 27.

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