When picnics go bad; 36 sick, 9 hospitalized in Ohio E. coli O157 outbreak
Posted: July 10th, 2012 - 2:45pm by Doug Powell
Neff’s Lawn Care seems like a decent enough company.
But when they decided to thank a couple of hundred customers with a picnic in Germantown, Ohio, things went bad.
Health types in Dayton & Montgomery County say that food served at the picnic led to at least 36 individuals have become ill; of those, nine have been hospitalized. Of the ill, 5 have been confirmed to be infected by E. coli O157.