60 sick from Salmonella: yes, even co-ops can transmit foodborne disease and bacteria don’t care about your politics

The Boise Co-op says its Salmonella outbreak that has sickened dozens of Treasure Valley residents has been linked to raw turkey, tomatoes and onions in its deli department.

boise.coop.deliThe organic food store confirmed on its website that the salmonella outbreak started from its deli.

“According to CDHD, the salmonella contamination of the raw produce is a result of possible cross-contamination in our Deli department,” the store wrote on its website.

The latest news comes a day after some customers filed a lawsuit against the store.