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As many as 378 sickened with Salmonella Heidelberg Hummus in Chicago

Chicago Sun Times reported this morning that City Health Department officials ordered a restaurant to stop serving hummus Friday as the number of people reporting getting ill from the eatery’s food tripled to 378. The complaints are from people who say they ate at a Pars Cove booth at Taste of Chicago, which ended Sunday.Officials said they have 32 confirmed illnesses from salmonella heidelberg — a common form of salmonella poisoning. That number could increase with pending lab tests.