Maryland Department of Health investigates cluster of salmonella infections at a local Moby Dick House of Kabob

Posted at 5:35 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 18:41:37-04

BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health is investigating multiple salmonella infections at a chain restaurant in the state.

Health Department officials said the individuals who made the report, ate at Moby Dick House of Kabob. Since September 10, nine confirmed cases have been reported in Maryland.

The Persian kabob restaurant has reportedly suspended the sale of hummus. According to the state's health department, customers should not buy hummus from any of the restaurant's locations.

Officials recommend that anyone who recently ate from Moby Dick House of Kabob and are experiencing medical symptoms should seek medical attention.

The exact cause of the infections has not been determined and the investigation is ongoing, but eight of nine cases reported consuming Moby Dick House of Kabob hummus.

For additional information about salmonella infections is available here.