DPHHS reminds Montanans about food preparation safety
October 8, 2019
From Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans about ways to stay healthy when preparing and consuming food.
So far in 2019, 25 gastrointestinal illness outbreaks have been reported in Montana in numerous counties. Eighteen of these were caused by or suspected to be norovirus. A small Salmonella outbreak occurred in Missoula county earlier this year as well, although a source could never be determined.
In 2018, 30 Montanans were sickened by multi-state foodborne disease outbreaks. An additional three outbreaks o...