Since Feb. 15, at least 40 people have reported becoming ill after eating at an Arby’s restaurant in Springfield, IL. Health officials are investigating and an inspection on Feb. 25 still showed a food temperature violation.
Officials have not yet found the cause of the illnesses.
The Sangamon County restaurant inspection records show the original complaint about the Arby’s on Dirksen Parkway came in and was investigated on Feb. 23. Inspectors have gone back for four “spot checks” since then.
County records show the temperature violation found on Feb. 24 involved unrefrigerated sauces. Those sauces will now be stored in an appropriate place, according to the inspection report.
As of this afternoon, local media was reporting that a specific cause behind the illnesses had not been dete