The authors thank the following local, state and federal public health and regulatory officials and agencies for their contributions to the epidemiological, laboratory and environmental investigations during this outbreak: Arizona Department of Health Services, Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, California Department of Public Health, California Department of Public Health Microbial Disease Laboratory, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, San Diego County Department of Environmental Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Orange County Health Care Agency, County of Riverside Department of Environmental Health, County of Riverside Department of Public Health, Ventura County Public Health, Ventura County Resource Management Agency, Contra Costa County Health Services, Illinois Department of Public Health, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Laboratory, Mississippi State Department of Health, New Mexico Department of Health, City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, South Dakota Department of Health, Virginia Department of Health, Washington State Department of Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs, FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA Office of the Commissioner.
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