Tyson recalls possibly tainted ground beef in Illinois, 14 other states
Tyson is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was contaminated withE. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculturereported Wednesday.
The recall involves beef sold as Kroger brands atKroger Co. supermarkets; Butcher’s Beef at Food Lion supermarkets; and generic beef sold to SAV-A-LOT, Spectrum Foods, Supervalu and the Defense Commissary Agency, company spokesman Gary Mickelson told The Associated Press…
Sr. Louis Post-Dispatch:
St. Louis E. coli outbreak grows, may be linked to salad bars
The E. coli bacteria that has sickened at least 22 people across the St. Louis region may be linked to produce at local grocery stores.
The confirmed E. coli cases include 16 in St. Louis County, two in Jefferson County, two in St. Charles County, one in St. Louis City and one in St. Clair County. At least six people have been hospitalized.
Health officials confirmed the source of the E. coli 0157 is food-borne, but said the investigation is ongoing and all of the affected people have not been interviewed. Grocery stores have not been asked to pull any food from shelves or salad bars, but may have voluntarily done so…
NC health officials say 9 E. coli cases confirmed, 12 more possible as outbreak expands
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina officials are investigating up to 21 possible cases of E. coli affecting people in six counties, with four children still hospitalized because of the ailment.
State Epidemiologist Megan Davies said Thursday that nine cases have been confirmed, and 12 more are being evaluated.
Michele Bachmann, mixing physics and xenophobia. To be fair, The Donald’s hair was probably messing with her brainwaves. (via motherjones)
(So *that’s* how magnets work?? - m.)
… which was:
“if you leave every channel open to everybody and anybody, all the time and without limit, you necessarily prevent yourself from ever stepping away from the fray for long enough to focus. You’ll never make the time that it takes to produce the sort of good work that theoretically made you so appealing in the first place.”