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20 Salmonella Cases Linked to Amarillo Texas IHOP

According the the Texas Department of Health, as of noon, Wednesday afternoon, the number of salmonella cases reported to the Health Department linked to the IHOP restaurant at I-40 and Western Street has grown to twenty.  Cases still continue to be reported and are investigated, but here are the facts that we know to be verified by a joint investigation and consultation with the Texas Department of State Health Services.  As of now, the Environmental Health Department is completing the second round of investigational inspection and interviews with IHOP employees. The EHD is also in the process of of swabbing equipment, surfaces, and items where salmonella can grow. Those samples will then be taken to three different laboratories and test results should be available next week.

  • Matt Jaqua

    Have the employees been tested for salmonella?