Salmonella outbreak investigated at Aubury, Australia eatery

Albury Public Health Unit was investigating a gastro-like illness in more than 30 people across the Border, more than 20 having presented at the Albury Base Hospital alone.

“Three persons have been confirmed as having salmonellosis. One suspected case has been hospitalised,” the advice said.

“All cases consumed food of a takeaway nature, purchased from a food outlet in Albury.

“A significant number of cases experienced bloody stools. Onset of the illness has been from Friday evening.”

The Border Mail reported the food outlet, located in Aubury, Australia, between Melbourne and Canberra, remained open pending the results of testing at the premises completed by health officers earlier this week.

Tests have also been done on food samples provided by the owners as health officers attempt to identify the cause of the outbreak.