Brixx and Barley Salmonella Lawyer Update: Over a Dozen Positive Salmonella Cases in Brixx and Barley Salmonella Outbreak.
Brixx and Barley a restaurant in Long Beach, NY was temporarily shut down by the Nassau County Department of Health on Friday, August 9th after a large number of people contracted salmonella after dining at the restaurant.
A spoke person of the Nassau County Department of Health stated that more than a dozen people have been tested positive for salmonella. According to the Health Department spokesperson the people who tested positive for the bacterial infection began feeling symptoms after eating at Brixx and Barley. Health officials stated that the salmonella outbreak could potentially date back to early July.
The Department of Health has stated that it is unclear whether the initial source of the contamination is from the restaurant, or a supplier up-stream, but until their investigation is complete they have decided to shut down Long Beach’s Brixx and Barley. Health department officials said they are still investigating the outbreak and they are awaiting more test results, and as such it iremains uncertain when Brixx and Barley will reopen. A note has been posted on the Brixx and Barley’s door stating:
“We are voluntarily closing the restaurant to ensure any potential problems are properly rectified while working closely with the health department. The safety of our customers is our No. 1 priority.”
Salmonella infection is a bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract. People who have dined at Brixx and Barley, 152 West Park Ave, Long Beach, NY, around early July and are experiencing symptoms of Salmonella such as:
Should seek medical attention as soon as possible.
Ron Simon, a national Salmonella Lawyer, explains the origins of most salmonella outbreaks, including the Brixx and Barley Salmonella Outbreak:
“salmonella bacteria are usually transmitted to humans who unknowingly consume food contaminated with the feces . . . The majority of the human infections stem from the widespread presence of the bacteria in lower-order animals. Beef and poultry products constitute the largest and most common sources of the bacteria, though Salmonella is also often found in unpasteurized milk, eggs, fish, and produce.”
For more information about the Brixx and Barley Salmonella outbreak, to discuss a Salmonella lawsuit, or to speak to a salmonella lawyer, call 1-888-335-4901.