Salmonella outbreak at Subway: 97 people confirmed ill

The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed 97 cases of Salmonella Hvittingfoss infection that has been linked to Subway restaurants in 28 counties in central Illinois. The state is still investigating the cause of the outbreak.

In an emailed statement to WalletPop, Subway apologized to its customers for the Salmonella outbreak: "We sincerely apologize to all SUBWAY® customers, those who have fallen ill, and those who now may hesitate to come back for a while. We are truly sorry for the difficulty this situation has caused you, our customer, and are working diligently to solve this mystery and to regain your trust."