82 sick at Virgin and the Swan; mayo fingered in Spanish Salmonella outbreak
Posted: August 24th, 2012 - 11:43pm by Doug Powell
Something may be lost in translation, but laverdad.es reports that Murcia local police are investigating what happened at a meeting of Ecuadorians on Aug. 15/12 in the La Fica fairgrounds during a celebration of the Virgin and the Swan.
Up to 82 individuals suffered from food poisoning and were seen at the Virgin of la Arrixaca, Morales Meseguer, and Reina Sofia hospitals. Thirtenn people remain hospitalized.
The incident was associated with eating beef kebabs with mayonnaise.
According to the incubation period and symptoms, the health department determined that Salmonella had caused the illness and the diagnosis was confirmed after positive culture of fecal samples.