18 persons affected by food poisoning from contaminated mayonnaise in Quilpué, Chile

Health authorities have reported a total of 18 cases of food poisoning due to consumption of sandwiches with mayonnaise that was contaminated with salmonella. Three of the cases required hospitalization.

Travellers can reduce their risk of food poisoning (and travellers' diarrhoea) by carefully following food and water precautions.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Food and Water Contamination and Traveller's Diarrhoea.

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