Greene County Public Health nurse Amy Schmitt said, "Four reports in two business days is unprecedented for us." Officials said all four victims are adults from Beavercreek and Fairborn. "Two out of the four were hospitalized," said Schmitt.

The most common carriers of Salmonella are undercooked or raw meat, uncooked eggs, and unpasteurized milk and milk products. Health experts said most people make a full recovery from Salmonella poisoning, but the symptoms, which can include severe vomiting and diarrhea, are very uncomfortable. Often those who get Salmonella poisoning are treated with a strong dose of antibiotics.