Stories tagged: e. coli
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry’s water testing “failed in an …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 3:21 p.m.
The food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce is over. U.S. health officials said Wednesday there haven’t been any new illnesses reported for a month. Investigators concluded that romaine lettuce …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
While people should take seriously the recent outbreak of E. coli food poisoning that triggered the alert, the fact that it was flagged early shows that the agency once known …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Health officials in the U.S. and Canada told people on Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
Avoid all romaine lettuce, but don’t worry about your turkey.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Idaho officials say people should avoid Lake Lowell’s Lower Dam Recreation Area beach this weekend due to elevated bacteria levels.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
An Ada County man is suing an Idaho distributor claiming lettuce it sold to Costco Wholesale sickened him with E. coli.
Fri., June 29, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
The most widespread E. coli outbreak in the past 13 years appears to have been caused by bad water, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection said.
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.
Sun., May 27, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
A man suing Papa Murphy’s International, LLC claims he contracted E. coli from a takeout salad from the pizza chain’s south Nampa location, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
Though the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak sickened more people in more states into last week, the true news in a recent Centers for Disease D Control and Prevention update …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
Two children in Spokane County have been sickened with E. coli in an outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the state Department of Health announced Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that leafy greens cause roughly a fifth of all foodborne illnesses.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
PHOENIX – The E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states, U.S. health officials said Wednesday. At least another 31 cases …
Fri., April 20, 2018, 2:29 p.m.
Public health officials are now telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least …
Mon., April 16, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Idaho Health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli infections that are linked to a national outbreak affecting at least 11 states, including in Idaho.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 8 a.m.
A peanut butter substitute sold by an Illinois company is being recalled because 12 cases of E. coli have been linked to the product.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
The Cozy Vale Creamery has issued a recall of raw milk after state Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered E. coli contamination in a sample.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
A Toppenish dairy is recalling some of its organic raw milk after state Department of Agriculture inspectors recently found E. coli bacteria in raw milk products sold by the company.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
EVERETT – A Snohomish County preschool has been temporarily closed while officials try to track down the source of an E. coli contamination that has sickened two students. The Daily …
Wed., June 1, 2016
Two Washington residents are among those sickened in an E. coli outbreak linked to a General Mills recall of about 10 million pounds of flour.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 1 p.m.
General Mills is recalling about 10 million pounds of its flour over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak in 20 states.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Chipotle is preparing to make an “unprecedented” marketing push to bring back customers after E. coli, salmonella and norovirus were linked to illnesses at its restaurants. The Denver-based company also …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 2:10 p.m.
SEATTLE (AP) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 19 people in seven states have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad. The strain …
Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 1:02 p.m.
SEATTLE (AP) – Health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state and Oregon, health officials said Saturday.
Fri., June 5, 2015
LYNDEN, Wash. – The strain of E. coli bacteria that sickened people at the Milk Makers Fest in Lynden in April has been found in areas of the dairy barn …
Thu., June 12, 2014
Federal inspectors found numerous sanitation problems at a North Idaho sprouts grower linked to a recent E. coli outbreak. U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspections in the past three weeks …
Wed., June 11, 2014, 2:36 p.m.
Federal inspectors found numerous sanitation problems at a North Idaho sprouts grower linked to a recent E. coli outbreak.
Wed., May 28, 2014
A Coeur d’Alene woman who was hospitalized with an E. coli infection earlier this month has sued a North Idaho sprouts producer and the restaurant she says served her the …
Thu., May 22, 2014
Washington and Idaho health officials say people should avoid eating raw clover sprouts from a North Idaho producer after the sprouts were linked to seven confirmed and three probable cases …