Health officials: Turkeys to blame for Toyo illnesses last month

December 6, 2017--11:48 a.m.


Preliminary findings implicate catered turkeys as the cause of a salmonella outbreak at Toyo Tire in White last month, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District.

Laboratory investigation is ongoing.

According to, At least 90 workers were treated at area emergency rooms with at least five hospitalized after the event catered by Angelo’s New York Style Pizza and Bistro of Cartersville. 

The restaurant immediately closed once illness was detected and was sanitized before reopening on Nov. 27. 

The initial health inspection after reopening was 100, according to the health department. 

Monthly inspections will follow.