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E. coli Links Nebraska, Georgia, California

E. coli cases are such an everyday announcement now days, I have trouble keep up with them on the blog.  Here are a few over just the last twelve hours.

York Officials Confirmed E. Coli Case

A health official says restaurant food and a recent meat recall have been ruled out as possible sources of E. coli that sickened at least two people in southeast Nebraska. The cases were reported to the department on Tuesday.

More E. coli lawsuit expected

A law suit filed Monday against Nebraska Beef, who the Public Health Department reports sold E. coli tainted meat to a Moultrie restaurant, may not be the only local complaint filed.

Cargill Meat Recalled – Again

Fresno, California – Beef Packers, Inc., a Fresno, California, firm, is recalling approximately 1,560 pounds of beef cheek products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The following products are subject to recall: 30-pound boxes of “CARGILL MEAT SOLUTIONS CORPORATION, BEEF CHEEK MEAT – SM BX.”

E. coli patient hospitalized 3 weeks

Laura Comer spent three weeks in the hospital. Suspect plasma was flushed out of her body and replaced with fresh quantities. Seven doctors treated her, some of them quoting mortality rates. All because of something she ate.