Modified: October 6, 2016 2:48pm
From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
Date October 6, 2016
CONTACT: Mary C. St. Mary/Mary.StMary@Erie.Gov
Phone: 716.858.4941/ Mobile: 716.253.3925
Possible Foodborne Illness Under Investigation
Collaborative Effort Among State & Local Health Departments
ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Health (“ECDOH”) is currently investigating reports of illness possibly associated with Mighty Taco restaurants. The investigation is being conducted jointly with the New York State Department of Health (“NYSDOH”), Niagara County Department of Health, and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
The ongoing investigation includes:
- Evaluation of the nature of the reported illness
- Inspection, sampling and analysis of food ingredients, both at a restaurant level and within the ingredient supply chain
Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.