Subway Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Sysco

CHICAGO (October 28, 2010 - The Packer)—An Illinois division of Houston-based Sysco Corp. was the likely source of food consumed by people sickened by salmonella at Illinois Subway restaurants last spring and summer, and produce was the likely culprit.

While it remains uncertain exactly how consumers became infected, signs point to Lincoln, Ill.-based Sysco Central Illinois Inc. as the distributor, just as they earlier pointed to Subway as the restaurant, Melaney Arnold, a spokeswoman for the Illinois Department of Public Health, said Oct. 27.

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