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CDC Investigation Notice: Multistate outbreak of E. coli 0103 Infections

April 5, 2019 by


A CDC investigation notice of a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has been posted At this time, a source of these infections has not been identified. Key points: CDC, several states, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate […]

E. coli outbreak leaves 20 Kentuckians sickened or hospitalized

March 31, 2019 by


Mike Trautmann, Louisville Courier Journal At least 20 Kentuckians have been sickened or a strain of E. coli bacteria, but the source of the outbreak hasn’t been identified, the Kentucky Department for Public Health announced Friday. Public health investigators suspect that some sort of food distribution is likely to blame for the sometimes life-threatening bacteria. The […]

5 sickened: kids’ E. coli came from raw milk, KY says

October 2, 2014 by


by Doug Powell Five children sickened by E. coli infections last month drank unpasteurized milk, an investigation has found. The state Department for Public Health worked with local health departments, hospitals and health care providers to find the cause of the outbreak, which affected children in Hardin, Oldham and Boone counties. Four of the five […]

Casa Mexicana Link in KY Salmonella Outbreak

October 3, 2013 by


The Madisonville Messenger reported that the cause of the Salmonella outbreak that killed one and hospitalized five and affected twelve people is Casa Mexicana. Kentucky and local health officials confirmed this. Health Department Director Denise Beach says eight cases have been matched to Casa Mexicana. Beach adds that four others are pending. Health officials who visited […]

1 dead, 10 sick from Salmonella in Kentucky

September 25, 2013 by


by Doug Powell WFIE reports 10 cases of Salmonella in Hopkins County, Kentucky, u pfrom seven last week. The family of 61-year-old Steve Davis of Hanson says he is the man who died last week from salmonella poisoning.  They also tell 14News that other Davis family members are among the “confirmed cases” in the county.  […]