Health officials have confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a Buffalo Wild Wings employee in Warren, Michigan. According to the Macomb County Health Department, the restaurant was inspected on April 17 and was approved to operate, but anyone who might have visited the site at 29287 Mound Road. between March 24 and April 9 could be at risk.
Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection that is transmitted through contaminated food and water, or through other contacts with an infected person, according to the Mayo Clinic. The symptoms usually develop 15 to 50 days after exposure and may include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, bowel movements, loss of appetite, fever, dark urine and jaundice. Anyone with these problems should consult a doctor as soon as possible.
If you visited this Buffalo Wild Wings site during the time window above, the Ministry of Health is suggesting that you receive a hepatitis A vaccine if you are not currently vaccinated. This could prevent the virus infection from spreading if it is received within 1
In a statement to The Daily Meal, Buffalo Wild Wings spokesman said: "DRH, a Buffalo Wild Wings franchise, learned that an employee was isolated at the 29287 Mound Road in Warren, Michigan, suffering from hepatitis A, which We took food safety very seriously and immediately shut down the restaurant and started a standard disinfection process.The restaurant reopened yesterday afternoon after receiving a clean health certificate from the health department inspector. "
Since August In Michigan, over 800 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Michigan, and there are also active outbreaks in several other states. The Kentucky outbreak may have involved workers at Kroger and Waffle House – so this is certainly not the first time a chain restaurant has been run Disease onset was involved.