WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Tippecanoe County Health Department is investigating a cluster of Salmonella cases possibly linked to a West Lafayette grocery store. The TCHS said the cases are linked to La Aldea Grocery Store at 2801 Klondike Road. The local department is coordinating with the state Department of Health on its investigation.
Anyone who had food and-or drink at La Aldea Grocery store from September 7, 2020 through September 17 and is experiencing symptoms is being asked to contact the Tippecanoe County Health Department at 765-423-9222 ext. 1.
Salmonella symptoms include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. Salmonella are bacteria, which live in the intestines of people and many animals and are usually transmitted to people when they eat food contaminated with the bacteria, but can also be transmitted through contact with animals or their environment.