Tag archive for ‘E. Coli O157:H7’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Purdue scientists have bright idea for detecting harmful bacteria in food products

Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands – turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark. Image/CDC Purdue More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Food Safety attorney, Bill Marler, talks about foodborne outbreaks and food safety law

The cyclospora outbreak,which sickened more than 600 people this year, was the number one foodborne outbreak of 2013, according to the website Food Safety News (FSN). Photo/Nodar Kherkheulidze via wikimedia commons The More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Davidson County, NC report three cases of E. coli 0157 infection, investigation ongoing

The Davidson County Health Department is investigating reports of illness in three children likely due to E coli infection. Two Tyro Middle School students have been hospitalized with a recent history of severe, More...

By Robert On Monday, December 16th, 2013

Wisconsin E. coli outbreak and ‘cannibal sandwiches’: An interview with a CDC EIS Officer

In a follow-up to the recent  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) about the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 in Wisconsin in late 2012 into January More...

By Robert On Monday, November 11th, 2013

CDC announces investigation into multistate STEC O157:H7 outbreak, 26 people infected from three states

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Sunday the investigation into a multistate Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) outbreak currently affecting 26 people from More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Grilled Chicken Salad and Wraps recalled due to E. coli risk

Glass Onion Catering, a Richmond, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 181,620 pounds of ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wrap products with fully-cooked chicken and ham that may be contaminated with E. More...

By Robert On Sunday, October 27th, 2013
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Minnesota: Three people infected with E. coli O157:H7 linked to Dehn’s Pumpkins animals

Three Minnesota residents have become ill with confirmed E. coli O157:H7 infections after contact with animals at Dehn’s Pumpkins in Dayton, MN, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported Saturday. Public More...

By Robert On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Canada health officials now investigating 25 E.coli cases linked to Gort’s Gouda Cheese

In a follow up report to the E. coli O157:H7 cases linked to certain contaminated cheese products manufactured by Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Super 8 Beef Burgers recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

Belmont Meats Ltd. of Toronto, Ontario has issued a voluntary recall of certain Compliments brand Super 8 Beef Burgers due to the risk of  E. coli O157:H7 contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 26th, 2013

E. coli outbreak sickens four in Marin County

The Marin County Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Team (CDPC) is reporting three confirmed cases and one presumptive case of E. coli O157, according to a press release Tuesday. Image/CDC Health officials More...

By Robert On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Canadian health officials investigate fourteen cases of E. coli O157:H7 linked to Gort’s Gouda Cheese

In a follow up to a report from last week, The Public Health Agency of Canada, along with its health and food safety partners, is investigating fourteen cases of E. coli O157:H7 illness; four in British Columbia, More...

By Robert On Friday, September 13th, 2013

National Beef Packing Company recalls 690 pounds of beef tongue root filet products due to E. coli risk

Dodge City, Kan., establishment, National Beef Packing Company, announced they are recalling approximately 690 pounds of beef tongue root filet products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 12th, 2013

UK E.coli outbreak linked to watercress, Sainsburys issues product recall

An outbreak of a strain of E.coli, VTEC O157 Phage type 2 VT2, that has sickened 18 people in England, Wales and Scotland, has been linked to Sainsbury’s Watercress, according to Public Health England. Image/CDC As More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 10th, 2013

More than six tons of veal recalled due to E. coli risk, multiple strains detected during testing

New York firm, United Processing LLC, issued a recall yesterday of over 12,000 pounds of boneless veal products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, E. coli O145 and E. coli O45, according More...

By Robert On Friday, August 9th, 2013

E.coli outbreak linked to Federico’s eclipse 50 cases

In an update from a report Tuesday, the Maricopa County Departments of Public Health and Environmental Services says the  E. coli O157 outbreak linked to a  Litchfield Park, Ariz. restaurant has increased to More...

By Robert On Thursday, August 1st, 2013
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Kansas firm, National Beef Packing Company, recalls more than 50,000 lbs of ground beef due to E. coli risk

Liberal, Kansas firm, National Beef Packing Company, announced the recall of approximately 50,100 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department More...

By Robert On Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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E.coli outbreak linked to swimming in the Big Island area of Lake Minnetonka

Minnesota health officials are warning the public to practice healthy swimming steps when swimming in any lake in the wake of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illness. Image/CDC The Minnesota Department of Health More...

By Robert On Monday, June 17th, 2013

Los Burritos Mexicanos closed as health officials investigate E. coli O157:H7 outbreak

The DuPage County Health Department is investigating several reports of illness possibly associated with food consumption from the Los Burritos Mexicanos restaurant located at 1015 E. Saint Charles Road in Lombard, More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Washington State officials warn of E. coli risk with Dungeness Valley Creamery raw milk

Washington agricultural officials are warning the public not to drink several raw milk products produced by Dungeness Valley Creamery of Sequim, WA due to potential E. coli risk, according to a Washington State More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Canada Safeway recalls burgers due to possible E. coli contamination

Canada Safeway Limited is voluntarily recalling several burger products after Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) testing revealed the presence of E. coli O157:H7 in ongoing outbreak investigation, according More...



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