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CDC Gives OK to Go to
Wendy's Amid E. Coli Outbreak
Sep 5, 2022 9:15 AM CDT
CDC Gives OK to Go to Wendy's Amid E. Coli Outbreak
6 states report illnesses, with most of those sick saying they ate Wendy's meals with romaine lettuce
- An E. coli surge in four states has now made its way to an additional two states. The CDC reports that New York and Kentucky have joined the list of states affected by the outbreak, including Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan, the latter of which has seen 58 of the...
CDC Warns People to Stop
Eating Cake Batter
Aug 5, 2021 2:36 PM CDT
CDC Warns People to Stop Eating Cake Batter
16 people have gotten E. coli in an outbreak
- The CDC wants you to know that your mother was right: Steer clear of raw cake batter. In a health warning , the agency says 16 people and counting have contracted E. coli in several states after eating cake batter. Most of those who fell ill were children. The CDC says...
Implicated in 5
Feb 26, 2020 6:03 AM CST
Jimmy John's Implicated in 5 Illness Outbreaks
Chain stops selling sprouts after FDA warning about 'adulterated' food
- Veggies served by sandwich chain Jimmy John's have been linked to five outbreaks of E. coli and salmonella over the past seven years, affecting consumers in at least 17 states, the FDA said Tuesday. The most recent outbreak saw 22 people in Iowa sickened with E.coli in late...
Don't Eat Romaine Grown
in Salinas: Agencies
Nov 22, 2019 4:40 PM CST
Don't Eat Romaine Grown in Salinas: Agencies
FDA investigates E. coli outbreak
- US health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak. The warning comes almost exactly one year after a similar outbreak led to a blanket warning about tainted romaine. The agencies urged people not to eat the leafy green...
After Death of Fecal Transplant
Patient, a 'Cautionary Tale'
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Nov 3, 2019 1:34 PM CST
After Death of Fecal Transplant Patient, a 'Cautionary Tale'
Journal article details how patient died due to E. coli-contaminated stool
- What the
New York Times
calls "a frank and public act of self-examination" has emerged from a Boston medical center following the death of a fecal transplant patient after receiving contaminated stool. In an article published in the
New England Journal of Medicine
, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital document...
Jun 29, 2019 10:00 AM CDT
Toddler Dies After Visiting County Fair
Health officials in San Diego blame E. coli, possibly from petting zoo
- Four children were sickened after visiting the San Diego County Fair earlier this month, and now, one has died. FOX 5 , citing a release from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, reports all four children, said to be between the ages of 2 and 13, contracted E....
King Arthur Flour
Jun 14, 2019 12:05 AM CDT
King Arthur Flour Announces Recall
Wheat was linked to E.coli outbreak
- King Arthur Flour has recalled 14,218 cases of flour—around 114,000 5-pound bags—over potential E.coli contamination. The recall affects unbleached all-purpose flour sold through Target, Walmart, and distributors nationwide,
reports. The company says no illnesses have been linked to the flour, but it is...
Got Baking Plans? Check You're
Not Using Recalled Flour
May 25, 2019 8:00 AM CDT
Got Baking Plans? Check You're Not Using Recalled Flour
Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour sold at Aldi has been linked to E. coli outbreak in multiple states
- An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has a product sold at Aldi now on recall notice.
reports on the CDC's Friday recall announcement , which notes the illnesses tied to Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour took place between Dec. 11 and...
USDA: Check Your Freezer
for Recalled Steaks, Ribs
May 24, 2019 12:20 AM CDT
USDA: Check Your Freezer for Recalled Steaks, Ribs
62K pounds of beef products could be contaminated
- Consumers who don't want E.coli contaminating their Memorial Day barbecue should make sure their beef hasn't been recalled, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says. A recall notice has been issued for some 62,000 pounds of beef products that were packed...
E. Coli Outbreak Linked to
Lettuce Over, Officials Say
Jan 9, 2019 5:57 PM CST
E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Lettuce Over, Officials Say
Some 60 people in 16 states were sickened
- US health officials are declaring an end to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce from California, the AP reports. From October to December, the E. coli outbreak sickened 62 people in 16 states. No one died, but 25 people were hospitalized. Illnesses were also reported in Canada. Investigators...
FDA Narrows Its
Nov 27, 2018 2:08 AM CST
FDA Narrows Its Romaine Lettuce Warning
Lettuce from outside parts of California not linked to outbreak
- The Food and Drug Administration has narrowed its warning not to eat romaine lettuce . The agency now says the only growing areas linked to a recent E. coli outbreak are in the Central Coast region of northern and central California and romaine lettuce grown elsewhere is probably safe,
E. Coli Claims Lives of
2 Kids From One Family
Oct 4, 2018 6:31 PM CDT
E. Coli Claims Lives of 2 Kids From One Family
They died from haemolytic uraemic syndrome, a complication
- In a tragic turn of events, two English children from the same family have died after contracting E. coli, the BBC reports. The kids, whose names and ages haven't been released, lived in the Charnwood area of Leicestershire. They died from haemolytic uraemic syndrome, a complication of E. coli...
132K Pounds of Ground Beef
Recalled After E. Coli Death
Sep 20, 2018 4:00 PM CDT
132K Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled After E. Coli Death
17 others have been sickened
- A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after a suspected E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17, officials said. The US Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan on June 21...
Daughter Doesn't Buy Egypt's
Account of Tourist Deaths
Sep 12, 2018 1:25 PM CDT
Daughter Doesn't Buy Egypt's Account of Tourist Deaths
The latest word from officials is E. coli caused the deaths of an otherwise healthy couple
- Egyptian authorities say E.coli is to blame in the deaths of two British tourists who stayed at a five-star hotel on the Red Sea last month, but the couple's daughter says that idea is "absolute rubbish." John and Susan Cooper of Lancashire died Aug. 21 after...
4 Years After
Young Girl Dies,
Mom Dies of
Jul 26, 2018 8:58 AM CDT
4 Years After Young Girl Dies, Mom Dies of Same Infection
And no one knows how either of them contracted the E. coli bacteria
- Karen Odens suffered from grief and PTSD after her 4-year-old daughter, Sophia, died in 2014 from an E. coli infection, but she also had health issues of her own directly related to the same E. coli strain—and on July 14, she also passed away at age 39. "The...
Tainted Water Blamed
for Deadly E. Coli Outbreak
Jun 29, 2018 2:53 AM CDT
Tainted Water Blamed for Deadly E. Coli Outbreak
Romaine lettuce outbreak is over, feds say
- The worst E. coli outbreak in the US since 2006 is over, with five people dead and more than 200 sickened by tainted romaine lettuce, federal authorities say. The outbreak, which affected people in 36 states and caused at least 96 hospitalizations, was traced to the Yuma region in western...
4 More Deaths Linked
to Tainted Lettuce
Jun 2, 2018 9:29 AM CDT
4 More Deaths Linked to Tainted Lettuce
Total is now 5, though contaminated product is likely gone from markets and homes by now
- Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The growing season there ended six weeks ago, and it's unlikely any tainted...
E. Coli Outbreak Linked
to Lettuce Turns Fatal
May 2, 2018 4:08 PM CDT
E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Lettuce Turns Fatal
Outbreak linked to romaine is getting worse
- The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. Federal health officials say California reported the death, but they did not provide other details. The government now has reports of 121 people who got sick in 25 states. At least 52 people have...
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli
Problem Getting Worse
Apr 27, 2018 4:00 PM CDT
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Problem Getting Worse
CDC now reports nearly 100 cases in 22 states
- The food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has spread to three more states. Health officials on Friday said they now have reports of 98 cases in 22 states, with the addition of Mississippi, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. The outbreak is blamed on E. coli bacteria in romaine lettuce grown in...
What It's Like to Be
Nearly Killed by E. Coli
Apr 25, 2018 5:37 PM CDT
What It's Like to Be Nearly Killed by E. Coli
Maggie Menditto recalls her life-threatening experience with the bacterial infection
- When Maggie Menditto first came down with troubling symptoms including abdominal cramps and "blood coming out of new and terrifying places," doctors thought she had colitis. She was placed on antibiotics in the hospital, but soon she was throwing up every hour and an infectious disease doctor diagnosed...
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