Samonella outbreak at Sarnia restaurant


Lambton Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella
infection in people who recently ate at the Barakat restaurant in Sarnia.
At the time of this release, LPH has received laboratory confirmation of four cases related to thisoutbreak. The department is currently following up with several others who have reported becoming ill after eating at the restaurant on Lambton Mall Road in Sarnia.
The investigation into the source of this outbreak is ongoing. The owners of the restaurant are cooperating with Lambton Public Health and have voluntarily closed while LPH ensures there is no on-going risk of illness.
If you ate at the Barakat restaurant between Oct. 21 and Oct. 29 and became ill with symptoms of Salmonella infection – diarrhea, fever,
stomach cramps, vomiting- you are advised to:
• Report the illness to Lambton Public Health at 519 383-8331 or toll free 1-800-667-1839
• Contact their health care provider as needed if symptomatic