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Taste of Chicago food poisoning cases rising

Reports of food poisoning resulting from food eaten at a booth during the Taste of Chicago continue. The source of the food poisoning and salmonellosis has been tracked down to the hummus served by Pars Cove restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. City officials have disclosed that 32 cases of salmonella poisoning have been confirmed while there have been reports of almost four hundred people who have complained of salmonella-like symptoms. Symptoms of salmonella include nausea, abdominal cramping, and diarrhea within 6 to 72 hours of exposure. The Lakeview area restaurant has been ordered to stop serving its hummus in its restaurant until a full investigation is completed.

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