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Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria: local officials

August 17, 2018 by

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by: Uday Sampath Kumar A type of bacteria found in meat and pre-cooked food left at unsafe temperatures was responsible for sickening hundreds of people who ate at a Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG.N) restaurant in Ohio, local health officials said on Thursday. The outbreak last month was the latest in a series of food safety […]

CDC: Food category responsible for the most outbreak illnesses was chicken (3,114 illnesses )

August 3, 2018 by

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CDC: report Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks — United States, 2009–2015 Foods Outbreak investigators identified a food in 2,442 outbreaks (42%). These outbreaks resulted in 51,341 illnesses (51%) (Table 3). The food reported belonged to a single food category in 1,281 outbreaks (22%). The food category most commonly implicated was fish (222 outbreaks [17%]), followed […]

CDC: Chipotle outbreaks appear to be over

February 1, 2016 by

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CDC: Chipotle outbreaks appear to be over. These two outbreaks appear to be over. The most recent illness reported to CDC started on December 1, 2015. CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, and public health officials in several states investigated two separate outbreaks of […]

Suspected Foodborne Illness Strikes 14 in Metro St. Louis, MO Area

October 27, 2011 by

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Yesterday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been notified of a suspected food borne illness in the St. Louis metro area. In the past 24 hours, St. Louis County Health Department has had 14 reports of food borne illness. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is assisting local health officials […]

10 cases of E. coli O26 in Oregon childcare center

September 19, 2011 by

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by Doug Powell In the first known outbreak of Escherichia coli O26 in a U.S. child care center, neither severe illness nor a secondary household transmission was reported, according to results presented during the 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Data on duration of Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli serotype O26 shedding are limited, but […]