Browsing All posts tagged under »e coli«

E. coli in Michigan Cider in 2012 leads to conviction

February 22, 2014 by


by Doug Powell After nearly two years of investigation and legal action, James Ruster, owner of Mitchell Hill Farm in Ellsworth, was sentenced Feb. 18 for one felony violation of Michigan’s Food Law, the first felony conviction under this law. Ruster pled guilty to willful misbranding and adulteration of food products and was sentenced to […]

Roy dairy (WA) recalls raw goat milk because of E. coli

February 11, 2014 by


The Laughing Goat of Roy is recalling its Grade A retail raw goat milk because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli) that can cause serious illness, according to a news release. The Laughing Goat  initiated the recall after routine monthly sampling by the Washington State Department of Agriculture discovered contamination. The […]

15,000+ pounds of Beef products recalled for multiple E.Coli types

February 6, 2014 by


2/6/2014 – Walmart has posted the recall below on its website. ________________________ Brookshire’s according to its website, carried the following recalled product: Brookshire’s / Super 1 Foods carries one item affected by this recall. Texas Meat Packers Seasoned Beef for Fajitas – UPC: 0085411300189 – Best By 01/13/14 __________________________ PFP Enterprises is recalling approximately 15,865 […]

7 confirmed sick, 2 HUS; E. coli outbreak in Connecticut

January 10, 2014 by


by Doug Powell The North Central District Health Department said seven cases were confirmed. All of them required the patients to be hospitalized, according to the department. Health officials said five of them were mild cases, but two were a severe form of the bacterial infection known as Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, or HUS. They said […]

NC Middle School Student Remains Hospitalized with E.coli

January 7, 2014 by


After three middle school students were diagnosed with apparent E.coli symptoms, one remains hospitalized according to a Davidson County, North Carolina  newspaper. The student, who has been hospitalized for more than a week, was one of two Tyro Middle School students admitted for their symptoms. The second student was released in recent days, said Jen […]

Two children with pathogenic E. coli in Lexington, NC

December 28, 2013 by


by Ben Chapman There aren’t many experiences worse than caring for an ill child. In my five years of fatherhood I’ve only dealt with my kids suffering through a handful norovirus infections and cut requiring 14 stitches. We’ve been lucky. I get emotional when I read about others dealing with illnesses that are much scarier. […]

‘Cannibal sandwiches’ sicken Wisconsin residents

December 6, 2013 by


Cannibal sandwiches,” an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season. Health officials confirmed four cases tied to E. coli bacteria and 13 likely cases […]


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