e. coli

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New Findings on Bacteria in Ground Turkey Have Industry Up in Arms
May 6, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

In its debut lab analysis study, Consumer Reports magazine reveals disturbing findings about ground turkey sold in retail stores across America....

E. Coli Cases Linked to Washington Pumpkin Patch
Oct 30, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Health officials in the state of Washington announced Monday they are investigating several suspected cases of E. coli linked to a pumpkin patch....

Biggest E. coli Outbreak in a Decade Hits Japan
Aug 21, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

An outbreak of E. coli has killed seven and infected more than 100 in northern Japan, marking the most deadly food poisoning outbreak in ten years....

New Superbug Found in US Hospital
Jun 27, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced two more cases of an emerging type of “superbug” last week. Two patients in a Rhode Island...

Egyptian seeds named as source of German and French E. coli outbreaks
Jul 1, 2011 | healthmap

Investigators at the European Food Safety Authority have found a common link in Germany’s and France’s recent E. coli outbreaks: contaminated...

Dog Show in Sweden Spreads EHEC
Jun 17, 2011 | healthmap

After attending a dog show in Norrköping, Sweden in the first weekend of June, two Swedes are confirmed as being infected with enterohemorrhagic...

E. coli Outbreak Affects Children in France
Jun 17, 2011 | healthmap

Seven children in the Nord Pas-de-Calais region of France are currently in the hospital being treated for an E. coli infection. Health officials are...

Germany: It’s the sprouts. We mean it this time.
Jun 10, 2011 | healthmap

First it was cucumbers (Spanish), then it was sprouts. Then it was cucumbers (German) and now officials say it truly was the sprouts. Although lab...

E. coli update: More Cases, New Strain, No Source.
Jun 2, 2011 | healthmap

The number of cases in Europe’s E. coli outbreak continues to rise. More than 2,000 people have been infected and 18 have died (17 in Germany and 1...

E. Coli Spreads in Northern Germany
May 25, 2011 | healthmap

An outbreak of a serious strain of Escherichia coli (E. coli) is spreading throughout Germany, mostly among young females. Although most of the...

Samples of Gouda Cheese Spread E. coli
Nov 9, 2010 | healthmap

Bravo Farms Dutch Style Raw Milk Gouda Cheese tainted with E. coli is believed to be responsible for illnesses in numerous states.  Between October...