Browsing All posts tagged under »e coli«

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 […]

Missouri Meat Processor Recalls Beef, Pork products for E.coli

December 5, 2013 by


Cloud’s Meats, Inc. is recalling beef and pork products possibly contaminated with E. coli. following positive test results for non-0157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STECs) in samples of items produced mid-November. The meat processor is recalling approximately 1450 pounds of meat, including ground beef and pork, sausage and steaks. The recalled products are marked with […]

E.coli Outbreak in Tennessee Linked to Raw Milk Dairy, DOH Confirmed

November 22, 2013 by


Yesterday, the Tennessee Department of Health  confirmed  the strain of E.coli that caused nine children to become ill after drinking raw milk obtained from McBee Dairy Farm near Knoxville has been matched to animal waste collected at the dairy. Five of the nine children required hospitalization and three developed a severe kidney problem known as […]


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