Sushi Suspected in Area Salmonella Outbreak

by April 10, 2012 at 3:30 pm 1,580 0

From Alden Leonard. Contact him at alden[AT] and follow him @aldenleonard on Twitter.

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Officials are trying to track down the source of several salmonella cases in the area. (Kim Vu)

The DC Department of Health confirmed at least two cases of salmonella in the District, the Washington City Paper reports. No details – including the cause of the outbreak — are currently available, and no DC restaurants have been cited or closed in connection with these cases.

A total of eight people have been stricken with salmonella in Maryland, where health officials have reported that sushi is a leading suspect for transmitting the bacteria.

Now do you believe the rest stop California roll was a bad idea?

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