Fair and Petting Zoo Safety

A resource for fair and petty zoo legal cases and outbreak prevention, sponsored by Marler Clark

2003 Five cases of E. coli O157:H7 associated with attendance at a county fair. Minnesota

The outbreak was associated with attendance at a county fair and was likely transmitted by direct or indirect contact with animals. There were five confirmed cases among Minnesota residents and there was one confirmed case in a Nevada resident. One of the Minnesota cases developed HUS and was hospitalized for 36 days.