E. coli outbreaks everywhere: Ohio, Missouri, North Carolina
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:
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…
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.
State Epidemiologist Megan Davies said Thursday that nine cases have been confirmed, and 12 more are being evaluated.Most of the cases come from Wake County, which has seven confirmed and four suspected. Sampson County has six, and there is one each in Durham, Johnston, Franklin and Cleveland counties...