Gastroenteritis Outbreak Associated with Unpasteurized Tempeh, North Carolina, USA
Stephanie E. Griese , Aaron T. Fleischauer, Jennifer K. MacFarquhar, Zackary Moore, Cris Harrelson, Anita Valiani, Sue Ellen Morrison, David Sweat, Jean-Marie Maillard, Denise Griffin, Debra Springer, Matthew Mikoleit, Anna E. Newton, Brendan Jackson, Thai-An Nguyen, Stacey Bosch, and Megan Davies
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.E. Griese, A.T. Fleischauer, J.K. MacFarquhar, M. Mikoleit, A.E. Newton, B. Jackson, T.-A. Nguyen, S. Bosch); North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (S.E. Griese, A.T. Fleischauer, J.K. MacFarquhar, Z. Moore, C. Harrelson, A. Valiani, D. Sweat, J.-M. Maillard, D. Griffin, D. Springer, M. Davies); Buncombe County Department of Health, Asheville, North Carolina, USA (S.E. Morrison)
Figure 1. . . Cases of Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) gastroenteritis, by date of symptom onset, North Carolina, USA, February 29–May 8, 2012. For comparison, the date that the manufacturer of Brand A tempeh changed Rhizopus spp. starter culture vendors and dates of public notifications and recalls are indicated.
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