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Update – Michigan and Ohio Health Departments Report on Kroger E. coli Illnesses and Recall

The Michigan Department of Community Health has confirmed 17 E. coli cases that are genetically linked and over half of those cases have either prepared or consumed hamburger meat from Kroger. 11 of these cases required hospitalization. The 17 genetically linked cases, E. coli O157:H7, are present in seven Michigan counties including Eaton (1), Macomb (3), Washtenaw (4), Saginaw (1), Genesee (1), Wayne (3) and Oakland (4).

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting 22 confirmed and probable cases of E. coli O157:H7, 18 of which are confirmed and linked to the outbreak in Michigan and Ohio. The cases are in Franklin (10 confirmed, one probable); Delaware (one confirmed); Fairfield (four confirmed); Lucas (one confirmed, three probable); Seneca (one confirmed); and Union (one confirmed) counties.

Since the Jack in the Box outbreak of 1993, we have been involved in every major E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in the country. Keep reading below:


* AFG / Supervalu E. coli Outbreak – Minnesota
* AgVenture Farms Petting Zoo E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Litigation – Florida
* Bauer Meat E. coli Litigation – Georgia
* BJ’s Wholesale Club E. coli Litigation – New York and New Jersey
* Captain’s Galley Seafood Restaurant E. coli Outbreak – North Carolina
* Cargill E. coli Outbreak – Nationwide
* Carneco / Sam’s Club E. coli Outbreak – Wisconsin & Michigan
* CCC Alternative Learning Daycare E. coli Outbreak – Texas
* China Buffet E. coli Outbreak – Minnesota
* ConAgra Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak – Nationwide
* Crossroads Farm Petting Zoo E. coli Outbreak – North Carolina
* Dee Creek Farm E. coli Outbreak – Washington & Oregon
* Dole Lettuce E. coli Outbreak – Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Oregon
* Dole Spinach E. coli Outbreak – Nationwide
* E. Coli Outbreak – Michigan and Ohio
* Emmpak E. coli Outbreak – Wisconsin
* Excel E. coli Outbreak – Georgia
* Finley Elementary School E. coli Outbreak – Washington
* Fresno Meat Market E. coli Outbreak – California
* Gold Coast Produce E. coli Outbreak – California
* Golden Corral E. coli Outbreak – Nebraska
* Habaneros E. coli Outbreak – Missouri
* Jack in the Box E. coli Outbreak – Western States
* Karl Ehmer Meats E. coli Outbreak – New Jersey
* KFC E. coli Outbreak – Ohio
* Kid’s Korner Daycare E. coli Outbreak – Missouri
* Kindercare E. coli Outbreak – California
* King Garden Restaurant E. coli Outbreak – Ohio
* Lane County Fair E. coli Outbreak – Oregon
* Nebraska Beef E. coli Litigation – Minnesota
* Odwalla E. coli Outbreak – Western States
* Olive Garden E. coli Outbreak – Oregon
* Organic Pastures E. coli Outbreak – California
* Parsley E. coli Outbreak – Washington & Oregon
* Peninsula Village E. coli Outbreak – Tennessee
* PM Beef Holdings, Lunds & Byerly’s E. coli Outbreak
* Robeson Schools E. coli Outbreak – North Carolina
* Rochester Meat Company E. coli Outbreak – Wisconsin, California
* Sizzler E. coli Outbreak – Wisconsin
* Sodexho Spinach E. coli Outbreak – California
* Spokane Produce E. coli Outbreak – Washington, Oregon, Idaho
* Stop & Shop E. coli Case – New Hampshire
* Taco John’s E. coli Outbreak – Iowa and Minnesota
* Topps and Price Chopper E. coli Case – New York
* Topps Meats E. coli Outbreak – Nationwide
* Totino’s and Jeno’s Pizza E. coli Outbreak
* United Food Group E. coli Outbreak – Western States
* Victim of Taco Bell E. coli Outbreak Sues Yum Brands
* Washington County Fair E. coli Outbreak – New York
* Wendy’s E. coli Outbreak – Oregon
* Wendy’s E. coli Outbreak – Utah
* White Water Water Park E. coli Outbreak