Jack-in-the-Box Outbreak

A food-borne epidemic that occurred in 1993 in Washington, California, Idaho and Nevada; 700 people became sick; 4 children died; the outbreak was attributed to undercooked hamburgers with Escherichia coli 0157:H7
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At the time of the Jack-in-the-Box outbreak, the company was using the lowest acceptable standard in the industry for cooking its burgers: 140 degrees.
Two weeks following the recall, Hudson Foods sought to cook and resell the ground beef that was contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7, a deadly pathogen that killed four children in the infamous Jack-in-the-Box outbreak in 1993.
After the 1993 Jack-in-the-Box outbreak that killed four children and sickened nearly 700 in several states, the Food Safety & Inspection Service responded by creating and aggressively enforcing the Mandatory Risk Management System.