Tag archive for ‘E. Coli O157:H7’
By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 13th, 2013
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Shredded lettuce ‘the most probable cause’ of Eastern Canada’s E. coli outbreak

Public domain image/QuartierLatin1968 In a follow-up to a story Friday, preliminary findings from the Public Health Agency of Canada investigation into the E. coli O157:H7 that has sickened at least 16 people More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 16th, 2012

Canadian officials warn public of E. coli risk in Prime Rib Beef Burgers

Hamburger Public domain photo/Lucas via Wikimedia Commons Brampton, ON company, Cardinal Meat Specialists Ltd., has issued a voluntary recall of Cardinal Select brand Prime Rib Beef Burgers after E. coli O157:H7 More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

E. coli outbreak linked to pre-packaged leafy greens in the Northeast appears to be over: CDC

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7, by state.Image/CDC The multistate outbreak of  Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) that sickened at least 33 people in 5 More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Multistate Outbreak of STEC O157:H7 linked to Wegmans brand Organic Spinach and Spring Mix grows to 28 cases

In a follow-up to an article Nov. 3, the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak initially reported in New York, has expanded to 28 cases in 5 states, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outbreak update More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Willow Grove Gardens Pumpkin Patch and petting zoo suspected source of E. coli cases in Cowlitz County, WA

Cowlitz County health officials are investigating a confirmed and suspected case of E Coli 0157:H7 infection in children who visited the Willow Grove Gardens Pumpkin Patch and petting zoo earlier in October, according to More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 7th, 2012

E. coli outbreak in Upstate New York sickens 10

At least 10 people, mostly from the Finger Lakes region of New York State, have  been sickened with E. coli since August from a still unknown source. Image/CDC Nine of the victims are from Livingston County and More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Romaine Lettuce recalled due to E.coli fears

Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of romaine lettuce because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7).  The affected product is limited to Tanimura More...

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