Tag archive for ‘E.coli outbreak’
By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Minnesota health officials investigate E. coli O111 outbreak, advise patrons of Applebee’s

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is investigating 13 cases of foodborne illness associated with a type of E. coli bacteria known as E. coli O111. This form of E. coli is in the same family as the more More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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E. coli O157 outbreak in Lancashire linked to lamb feeding event

A lamb feeding event in South Ribble is being linked to an E. coli O157 outbreak that has resulted in 11 laboratory-confirmed cases and four hospitalizations, according to a multi-agency investigation taking place 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 Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Retrospective: ‘Cannibal sandwiches’ linked to E. coli cases in Wisconsin last year

A traditional winter holiday specialty in certain regions of the upper Midwest has been linked to cases of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Wisconsin late 2012, early 2013, according to a Centers for Disease Control 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 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 Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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Gort’s Cheese linked to E.coli outbreak in British Columbia

British Columbia (BC) health officials have issued a public alert today advising people not to consume cheese products from Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm of Salmon Arm as it is being linked to an outbreak of E. 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 Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

E.coli outbreak linked to Brisbane Ekka climb, at least eight cases confirmed

Several days after the initial alert from Queensland Health concerning  Shiga toxin producing E.Coli (STEC) infections after visiting the Ekka, the case count continues to grow, according to a Perth Now report 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 Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Arizona: E. coli outbreak linked to Federico’s Mexican Restaurant climbs to 33 cases

The outbreak of E. coli O157 in Maricopa County, Arizona has climbed to 33 cases and 15 hospitalizations, according to a Maricopa County Departments of Public Health and Environmental Services tweet about an 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 Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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E. coli O121 outbreak linked to Farm Rich snacks grows to 27 cases

In a follow-up to a report last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) linked to Farm Rich More...

By Robert On Friday, March 29th, 2013

Rich Products recalls frozen snacks due to E. coli O121 risk, linked to multistate outbreak

Buffalo, NY food manufacturer, Rich Products Corporation, is recalling nearly 200,000 pounds of various frozen, not fully cooked snack treats because they may be contaminated with E. coli O121, the U.S. Department 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...

By Robert 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...



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