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E. coli in Ground Beef Sickens 196 in 10 States, 2 with HUS

A ground beef E. coli outbreak has sickened 196 people in 10 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Two people have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure that affects some E.…
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Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon Sold at Publix Recalled for Listeria Risk

Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon sold at Publix has been recalled for possible Listeria contamination. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. The problem was discovered during…
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Are Schools and Hospitals Part of E. coli O103 Outbreak?

Are Kentucky schools and hospitals part of the E. coli O103 outbreak that has sickened 177 people in 10 states? So far, two firms K2D Foods and Grant Park Packing have issued recalls for ground beef. But the meat produced by each firm ended…
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Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak Adds 21 Cases in Two Days, 177 Now Sick

The ground beef E. coli outbreak added 21 cases in two days this week, 177 people from 10 states have been sickened, 21 of them hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That update comes on the heels of…
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Grant Park Packing Recalls Ground Beef for E. coli O103 During Outbreak

Grant Park Packing of Franklin Park, Ill.  issued an April 24 recall for 53,200 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103. The recalled raw ground beef was packed in 40-lb. bulk cardboard boxes marked…
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First Ground Beef E. coli Lawsuit Filed by Pritzker Hageman

The first lawsuit stemming from the 10-state E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has been filed by Pritzker Hageman, a national food safety law firm. The suit, case number 6:19-cv-00106-REW, was filed today in U.S. District Court for the…
CDC Map of Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak 4/23/19

Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak Expands to 10 States, 156 Sick

The ground beef E. coli outbreak has expanded to 10 states, 156 people are sick and 20 have been hospitalized. That's an increase of 47 illnesses, four states and three hospitalizations since the last update from the Centers for Disease Control…
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Georgia Ground Beef E. coli Cases Mount as Officials Search for Answers

Twenty-seven people in Georgia are part of multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef, according to state health officials. That's an increase of 10 cases since the last update in April 12, 2019. The number of hospitalizations has remained…
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E. coli Beef and Salmonella Melon Outbreaks hit Ohio

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Ohio has been hit by two ongoing food poisoning outbreaks. A six-state outbreak linked to E.coli in ground beef has sickened seven people in Ohio. And a nine-state Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 27 Ohioans. Ground…
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Ground Beef is Source of Six-State E. coli Outbreak, Says CDC

Ground beef is the source of an E. coli O103 outbreak that has sickened 109 people in six states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today. The news comes two weeks after state health officials in Kentucky first reported…
CDC map of 5-state E. coli ouutbreak on 4/9/19

E. coli Outbreak Hits Georgia Hard, 17 Sick, 3 Hospitalized

A five-state E. coli O103 outbreak has hard hit Georgia where 17 people have been sickened and three have been hospitalized. So far, a total of 96 illnesses and 11 hospitalizations have been reported from Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee…
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E. coli Outbreak Expands, Half of Those Sickened are Under 17

The E. coli outbreak in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio and Virginia has expanded to include 96 people, half of whom are under 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Health officials are still trying to determine…