By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe

According to a release by the Josephine County, OR’s Public Health agency, a local Salmonella outbreak of cases in Grants Pass, Oregon has been identified in those who had previously dined at Si Casa Flores restaurant. So far, two people have been hospitalized.

Salmonella bacteria (red)/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

The agency has issued a survey as part of its investigation to determine if there are any other cases. Due to shared ingredients, the Oregon Health Authority and Josephine County Public Health are asking individuals who may have dined at any of the following Si Casa Flores Corporation locations in Grants Pass from June 25 through July 7 to complete the survey found at

The potentially affected locations include:

  • Si Casa Flores (202 N.E. Beacon Drive)
  • Si Casa Express (401 N.W. F St.)
  • Xpress Trailer (502 Union Ave.)

In the meantime, the agency recommends that anyone showing symptoms of Salmonella seek medical attention.