Shigella outbreak in Arkansas linked to Walmart?

The Salsarita’s Restaurant at the Walmart Home Office Cafe in Bentonville is closed while the Arkansas Health Department works to figure out how people got sick with Shigella.

walmartAccording to health department conducted an inspection last Wednesday right after people started getting sick.

Inspectors found nine violations on that inspection.

Of those nine violations, five were marked priority, meaning they were concerns that needed to be fixed fast.

Some violations included, employees not washing their hands or touching cooked food without wearing gloves.

The report said raw chicken had been dripping on bottled drinks.

A second inspection was done Monday. Inspectors found seven violations, some of them are the same.

The follow-up report said employees were out of the kitchen’s service containers and are still not washing their hands enough.

Eurest, the company responsible for managing the Home Office Cafe, said they are continuing to work with the health department and Walmart to figure out how the sickness spread.