E. coli ground beef public health alert

E. coli Alert for Carne Molida/Ground Beef Sold at La Michoacana

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has issued a public health alert for carne molida/ground beef sold at La Michoacana Meat Market, in Greenville, Texas because it may be contaminated with E.…
FDA final report on falafel E. coli outbreak.

Did Falafel E. coli Outbreak Include a Death? FDA, CDC Disagree

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An E. coli outbreak linked to Earth Grown falafel ended this week with 24 illnesses and five hospitalizations, according to the FDA and the CDC. But the final reports from the agencies differ on a key point. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration…
Ground beef E. coli

USDA Beef E. coli Public Health Alerts Hit 10-Year High

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So far this year, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued four public health alerts for ground beef contaminated with E. coli, the highest number since 2012 when it issued five. Generally, USDA FSIS issues a public health…
cdc map of falafel e. coli outbreak

Michigan Falafel E. coli Illnesses Account for Half of Outbreak Total

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More than half of all the people sickened in the six-state E. coli outbreak linked to Earth Grown falafel live in Michigan. Eleven of the 20 people who developed E. coli infections after purchasing the frozen falafel from ALDI stores are from…
Earth Grown Falafel E. coli Recall

What do Six Recent E. coli O121 Outbreaks Have in Common?

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Frozen falafel sold exclusively at ALDI stores has been linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 20 people in six states. Five people who ate the Earth Grown brand falafel have been hospitalized including one who developed hemolytic…
Earth Grown Falafel E. coli Recall

E. coli Outbreak Linked to Earth Grown Frozen Falafel Sold at ALDI

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An E. coli outbreak has been linked to Earth Grown brand frozen falafel sold exclusively at ALDI stores in 37 states. The falafel E. coli outbreak has sickened at least 20 people in five states.  Five people have been hospitalized. The company…
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E. coli Outbreak at Torero’s Mexican Restaurant in Renton, WA

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An E. coli O26 outbreak at Torero's Mexican Restaurant in Renton, WA during the first week of September sickened at least three customers. King County health officials have determined that three people from three different groups of customers…
HelloFresh E. coli

Six Hospitalized from E. coli-Tainted Beef in HelloFresh Meal Kits

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Six people who developed E. coli infections from contaminated beef in HelloFresh meal kits were so sick they were hospitalized. So far, seven illnesses in six states have been confirmed to be part of the HelloFresh beef E. coli outbreak. Symptoms…
HelloFresh Ground Beef E. coli

E. coli illnesses Tied to HelloFresh Ground Beef

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Ground beef included in HelloFresh meal kits delivered July 2 to  July 21, 2022 is the probable source of an E. coli outbreak, according to a public health alert from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA…
E. coli Outbreaks with Unknown source

Why So Many E. coli Outbreaks with Unknown Sources?

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Although hybrid iceberg/romaine lettuce is the suspected source of the E. coli outbreak linked to Wendy's hamburgers and sandwiches, at this time, the CDC and FDA consider the food source of the outbreak unknown. The outbreak has sickened 97…
Wendy's E. coli Outbreak six states

Half of the Wendy's E. coli Outbreak Patients are 22 and Younger

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Half of 97 people sickened in the Wendy's E. coli outbreak are 22 and younger and some have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) a form of kidney failure associated with E. coli infections. HUS most often affects young children. The people…
E. coli outbreaks

What Do 12 Recent E. coli Outbreaks Tell Us About #13?

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State and federal health officials are trying to discover the source of an E. coli outbreak that is causing severe illness among patients in Michigan and Ohio.  What can the 12 most recent E. coli outbreaks tell us about this one? E. coli…