News Article Assignment
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Find a current, online news story (within the last 6 months) about a foodborne illness outbreak that was linked to a foodservice facility. The facility might be a restaurant, school, hospital, etc. No more than three students may choose the same outbreak. It is strongly suggested that be limited to no more than two students.
Write a discussion post describing:
- Food(s) implicated in the outbreak
- Microorganism suspected of causing the illness
- Facility preparing the food (restaurant, hospital, school, etc.)
- How many people were ill, hospitalized or died.
- Discuss what factors or conditions you feel caused this outbreak.
- What recommendations would you make to the manager of the facility in order to prevent similar outbreaks in the future?
- Include your source of information concerning this foodborne illness outbreak (attach copy of article or link)