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Oklahoma is Hard Hit by Deadly E. coli Outbreak

A deadly E. coli outbreak includes five people in Oklahoma and 11 others in Arkansas, New York, Virginia, and Washington. The five-state E. coli O157:H7 outbreak is causing unusually severe infections including nine hospitalizations, three cases…
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Arkansas Hard Hit by E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak

A deadly E. coli outbreak includes six people in Arkansas and 11 more in  New York, Virginia, Oklahoma, and Washington. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced yesterday that is investigating a five-state E. coli O157:H7…
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New E. coli Outbreak: 1 Dead, 16 Sick, Three with HUS

A five-state E. coli outbreak is causing unusually severe infections including nine hospitalizations and one death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Three people have a form of kidney failure associated with E.…
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A Ground Beef E. coli O145 Outbreak?

Ground beef is the suspected source of an ongoing E. coli O145 outbreak. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has opened an investigation into the outbreak but the agency has not yet provided…
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Does Romaine Pose a Greater E. coli Risk Than Other Leafy Greens?

After ground beef, leafy greens are the most common source of E. coli outbreaks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But are some salad greens riskier than others? According to a recent report from the CDC, the…
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Wild Harvest, Dole Romaine E. coli Recall - Organic Lettuce from Salinas

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. has issued a recall for Dole and Wild Harvest brand organic hearts of romaine lettuce for potential E. coli contamination. The romaine was harvested in Salinas, CA four weeks ago and should no longer be on store shelves. The…
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Expired Fresh Express Caesar Supreme Salad Kits Recalled for E. coli Risk

Fresh Express is recalling Caesar Supreme bagged salad kits for possible E. coli O26 contamination. The recalled salad kits, which contain romaine lettuce, creamy Caesar dressing, Italian cheeses and garlic croutons, have "use by" dates of November…
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Did Canada Dodge Romaine E. coli Outbreak Blitz with New Import Rules?

Is Canada breaking the fall tradition of a romaine E. coli outbreak?  Each year since 2017, Canada has been struck by an autumnal E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA. Those outbreaks occurred in tandem with E. coli…
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Tanimura & Antle Romaine E. coli Recall Includes Walmart, Other Stores

Whole heads of Tanimura & Antle brand romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA, and sold at Walmart, Food Lion and other stores are being recalled for E. coli O157:H7 risk. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as E. coli…
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2 New E. coli Outbreaks with Genetic Links to Past Romaine Outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced two E. coli outbreaks yesterday saying the food source has not yet been confirmed but that the genetic fingerprints of the E. coli O157:H7 cultured from those sickened matches the…
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Study: Romaine Causes Most E. coli Outbreaks Linked to Leafy Greens

Between 2009 and 2018, 40 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli outbreaks were linked to leafy greens with romaine lettuce identified as the source of more than half of them, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Ground Beef E. coli Recall at Walmart, Food City and Other Stores

Ground beef sold at Walmart, Food City and other stores is being recalled because it may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.  On June 13, Lakeside Refrigerated Services of Swedesboro, N.J issued the recall after it was notified by the U.S.…