Over 70 children ill from E. coli O157:H7 in two separate petting zoo outbreaks
Posted: September 23rd, 2009 - 1:35am
Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
- 67 ill in UK outbreak linked to Godstone Farm in Surry; 13 ill in outbreak linked to the Pacific National Exhibition
- Handwashing can reduce the risk of E. coli O157, but signs and sinks do not make people wash their hands.
- Be diligent in promoting the importance of handwashing with patrons and staff and compel folks with creative messages.