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By Robert On Monday, January 7th, 2013
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Nova Scotia E. coli cases climb to 10

Image/CDC With the three additional confirmed cases of E.coli in the eastern Canadian province, Nova Scotia health authorities say the E. coli outbreak now stands at 10, according to a Nova Scotia government press More...

By Robert On Sunday, January 6th, 2013

New Brunswick health officials investigate E. coli outbreak

Public domain image/John Fowler Health officials in New Brunswick, Canada are investigating an E. coli O157 outbreak, which has sickened at least five individuals, according a New Brunswick government press release More...

By Robert 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 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 On Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Orkney health officials investigate E. coli outbreak

NHS Orkney and Orkney Islands Council are investigating cases of E. coli. Laboratory tests have shown that there are two confirmed cases of E. coli O157. Image/CDC One child is being treated in hospital while More...

By Robert On Friday, September 28th, 2012

CFIA issues health hazard alert for Kirkland brand beef steaks sold at Edmonton Costco due to E.coli risk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain Kirkland brand beef steaks  because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Photo/CFIA According to the alert, all More...

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