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Lake Stevens Ixtapa Restaurant is Suspected Source of E. coli Outbreak

A restaurant in Lake Stevens is the likely source of 13 of 17 cases of E. coli, the Snohomish Health District announced today.  The people were likely exposed to the illness at the Ixtapa restaurant, according to health officials who say they interviewed and compared notes from the sick people.  Health officials need to still interview one more person.  Three of the ill did not eat at the restaurant.