Officials won’t name restaurant in ongoing Missouri outbreak

April 26, 2017

Public health officials in Missouri still have not named the restaurant in the state’s capital city where 14 out of 36 people with Salmonella infections ate before becoming ill.

The Cole County Health Department is investigating the outbreak with the help of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Jefferson City Environmental Health Division. Local media outlets in mid-Missouri began reporting on the outbreak about 10 days ago.

Kristi Campbell, director of the Cole County Health Department has confirmed that 14 of the victims ate at the same restaurant, but the department is not releasing the name