TEXAS: More IHOP salmonella cases settled
Posted: July 27th, 2011 - 11:43am
Source: Amarillo Globe-News
More victims of last summer’s salmonella outbreak at a local International House of Pancakes have settled their cases with the national food chain.
Dean Boyd, the victims’ attorney, requested Friday the 320th District Court dismiss another seven plaintiffs from the case, according to court records.
The case stems from three separate salmonella outbreaks, starting in June 2008, that sickened about 125 customers of the restaurant on Western Street, according to the initial court filing.
IHOP closed its doors three times in response to more potential salmonella cases.
A June 2008 city review found 11 IHOP employees tested positive for salmonella. In the last case, which prompted a September 2008 closing, city officials determined the cause was an infected water bath used to warm bottles of syrup.