Browsing All posts tagged under »e coli«

Chipotle’s Response to E. coli Outbreak

November 4, 2015 by


On the heels of an E. coli incident that was linked to eight of its restaurants in Oregon and Washington state, Chipotle Mexican Grill has taken a number of immediate steps to assist investigators as they conduct their review of the incident in Oregon and Washington. Among the specific actions the company has taken since […]

Chipotle closes 43 restaurants for E. coli – 19 cases reported

November 2, 2015 by


The following information was posted on the Washington state department of health website. OLYMPIA WA– A cluster of E. coli cases led to the closure of many Chipotle restaurants this week. The restaurants under investigation are linked to 19 cases of E. coli illnesses in Washington. Three more cases were reported from Oregon, also associated […]

Consumer advisory for E. coli Contaminated Apple Cider

October 28, 2015 by


The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development issued a consumer advisory for Uncle John’s Old Fashioned Apple Cider produced by Uncle John’s Cider Mill l in St. Johns, MI, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Shiga-toxin producing E. coli bacteria. Consumers who have purchased this product at Uncle John’s Cider Mill […]

What’s bugging your burger? High rates of bacteria found in ground beef

September 14, 2015 by


By Carina Storrs, Special to CNN Every time you eat a burger, you could be getting a side of bacteria with it. Most packages of ground beef in the grocery store contain at least one type of bacteria that could make you sick, according to a survey by Consumer Reports. Researchers looked at 300 samples […]

10 now sick with E. coli O157 linked to Seattle food truck

September 4, 2015 by


by Doug Powell King County Public Health has investigated an E. coli outbreak after six – now 10 — cases of E. coli O157 were linked to Los Chilangos food trucks. The owners of Los Chilangos stated that they are ready to reopen, but this news naturally did not sit well with the Buder family […]

Indiana Health investigating E. coli O157 cases in Fulton and Wabash counties after child death

August 13, 2015 by


by Doug Powell Tonight, Paul and Tracey Schaeffner mourn the loss of their 9-year old daughter, Destiny Smith outside the Rochester courthouse. “She had a sweet smile, a sweet spirit, and a contagious laugh,” says Destiny’s mom, Tracey. Smith’s family says she got sick with flu symptoms about ten days ago. Just a week ago […]

10 sick, 1 possible death, from E. coli O157 at Indiana daycare

August 12, 2015 by


by Doug Powell The Fulton County Health Department released a statement Tuesday acknowledging that they are investigating cases of E. coli O157 among children who attend a local daycare, but that “all confirmed cases being investigated with this outbreak are associated with this daycare.” Two children have been hospitalized. © 2015 US Food Safety Corporation. […]


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