Tag archive for ‘E. coli’
By The Dispatch On Friday, August 16th, 2019

University of Virginia researchers reveal how E. coli knows how to cause the worst infections possible

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A pair of School of Medicine scientists have revealed how E. coli seeks out the most oxygen-free crevices of your colon to cause the worst infection possible. The discovery More...

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 The Dispatch On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Goat milk cheese recalled due to potential E. coli

SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop of Mt Sterling, Wisc is recalling Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8 bacteria. More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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The infectious disease hazards of eating raw pork

Pork chops, ham, sausages, all very delicious foods no doubt; however, one thing is very clear, pork products must be cooked thoroughly to kill potential pathogens in the raw meat. This brings me to a story that More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 12th, 2014

E. coli O121 outbreak linked to raw clover sprouts up to 17 cases

The Escherichia coli O121 outbreak linked to contaminated raw clover sprouts produced by Evergreen Fresh Sprouts, LLC of Idaho has grown since the last report in May. Image/CDC According to the Centers for Disease 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 Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Update: E. coli O157 outbreak rises to 11 in Scotland

In a follow-up to a story yesterday, The Public Health Protection Unit of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) has reported four additional E. coli O157 cases in the current outbreak linked to burgers sold at More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Scotland E. coli outbreak linked to burgers sold at SSE Hydro

Several health agencies in Scotland to include the Public Health Protection Unit of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), Health Protection Scotland, the Food Standards Agency and Glasgow City Council Environmental 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 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, 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 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 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...



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