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19 hospitalized after eating feces-contaminated food at party: report
The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/2/2018 | Kim Chatelain

Posted on 07/03/2018 5:41:33 AM PDT by Gamecock

At least 19 people were hospitalized as of Monday (July 2) after eating food that had been contaminated by exposure to feces at a neighborhood potluck birthday party in Charlotte N.C., the Charlotte Observer reported.

More than 40 people were sickened and more could become ill with a "highly contagious" disease called shigella, which causes diarrhea.

Someone who prepared food for Saturday's party, which was attended by about 100 people, did not wash their hands well enough...

(Excerpt) Read more at nola.com ...


TOPICS: Food
KEYWORDS: health; potluck; shigella
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1 posted on 07/03/2018 5:41:33 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

OMG!!! IMMIGRANT maybe?


2 posted on 07/03/2018 5:42:31 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Gamecock

When stationed in Germany we attended a small church off base. One thanksgiving they decided to have a pot luck Thanksgiving feast. We didn’t participate because it was a long weekend and we wanted to travel.

On Saturday my phone exploded with messages of people being sick and church on Sunday being cancelled because the pastor was among the ill.

Turns out that someone cooked stuffing in the bird and that was the cause.


4 posted on 07/03/2018 5:44:26 AM PDT by Gamecock (In church today, we so often find we meet only the same old world, not Christ and His Kingdom. AS)
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To: Gamecock

.....and that’s why I never eat anything at potlucks.


5 posted on 07/03/2018 5:46:39 AM PDT by stellaluna
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To: stellaluna

That’s why I love potlucks. More for me. I’ve got an iron stomach.


6 posted on 07/03/2018 5:47:52 AM PDT by cyclotic ( We’re the first ones taxed, the last ones considered and the first ones punished)
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To: Gamecock

Emphasis on the LUCK in “potluck.”


7 posted on 07/03/2018 5:49:19 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Gamecock

Instead of ESAD, it is ESABS, BS being ‘be sick’.


8 posted on 07/03/2018 5:49:37 AM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind but now I see...)
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To: cyclotic

So you will eat that potato salad that has been out for the pas 4 hours?


9 posted on 07/03/2018 5:50:58 AM PDT by LukeL
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To: Gamecock

10 posted on 07/03/2018 5:52:24 AM PDT by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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To: Gamecock

You mean...all cultures AREN’T equal??


11 posted on 07/03/2018 5:53:12 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: stellaluna
<>".....and that’s why I never eat anything at potlucks."<>

Depends, nothing better than "church lady" food!

Includes Hot Dishes and Bars, Doncha' know.

12 posted on 07/03/2018 5:53:16 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Idiocracy is Prophecy!)
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To: Gamecock

“The illness outbreak may be particularly affecting Charlotte’s Nepalese community. Four of the first five 911 callers Sunday night requested Nepali translators, Medic said.”
https://www.charlotteobserver.com/latest-news/article214168089.html


13 posted on 07/03/2018 5:57:00 AM PDT by glenduh
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“The illness outbreak may be particularly affecting Charlotte’s Nepalese community. Four of the first five 911 callers Sunday night requested Nepali translators, Medic said.”

https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article214168089.html


14 posted on 07/03/2018 5:57:29 AM PDT by Stalwart
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To: Gamecock
San Francisco style cuisine?
15 posted on 07/03/2018 5:58:49 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck ( Socialism consumes EVERYTHING!)
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To: Gamecock

My dad did a year in Korea during the Korean conflict, 5 years stationed in Japan and 2 tours of Viet Nam. ‘till his dying day he refused to even consider eating Asian food, and getting him into an Asian restaurant? forget it.


16 posted on 07/03/2018 5:59:11 AM PDT by V_TWIN (oks like)
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To: Gamecock

Why bother with hand washing?


17 posted on 07/03/2018 6:01:25 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: Nifster

Mexican food gets rid of sewer rats.


18 posted on 07/03/2018 6:04:27 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Ann Archy

This food tastes like $hit.


19 posted on 07/03/2018 6:07:09 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (All I know is what I read in the papers.)
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To: Gamecock

Yuck! That’s one birthday party I’m glad I didn’t attend.


20 posted on 07/03/2018 6:08:02 AM PDT by FLT-bird
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