3rd investigation finds no contamination at Missouri school: All of the school’s food and water have tested clean after a massive investigation of a possible food contamination at a Missouri school. On Monday, Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Bartholdi said there were no reports of food or water contamination that “would have resulted in any illnesses within the school’s food service program or at any of the district’s schools.” More: https://t.co/yhWu2qFnjA — ABC News (@ABC) May 17, 2019
But on Monday, Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Bartholdi said what happened at the school was an “outlier case” that does not represent the overall water quality at the state’s institutions of higher education.
He said the Health Department is conducting its own investigation into the possible contamination at Missouri’s Saint Louis School of Dentistry.
“As is the case with all of Missouri’s public buildings, including hospitals, nursing homes and state office buildings, the public is not at risk of food or water safety safety. However, once the Health Department learns of an incident where someone may have been hurt or killed, it is our job to investigate and take any necessary actions to prevent such incidents from happening in the future,” Bartholdi said in a statement.
This story has been updated to include a statement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.