DPHHS Reminds Montanans About Food Preparation Safety
October 16, 2019
State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans about ways to stay healthy when preparing and consuming food.
So far in 2019, there have been 25 gastrointestinal illness outbreaks reported in Montana in numerous counties. Eighteen of these were caused or suspected by norovirus. A small Salmonella outbreak occurred in Missoula county earlier this year as well, although a source could never be determined.
In 2018, there were 30 Montanans sickened by multi-state foodborne disease outbreaks. There were an additional three outbreaks that sickened 20 people who were linked to foo...