April 2010

Despite the fact Patti Waller our Epidemiologist has eaten there dozens of times, the Durham County Health Department is investigating Bullock’s Barbecue restaurant after 15 people were sickened there last week, officials said Tuesday. Seven people were hospitalized for dehydration because of vomiting and diarrhea caused by Salmonella.

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Douglas County Public Health officials and the Oregon Department of Human Services are investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis that has been reported by local medical providers in the past week. Initial investigation results show that the seven people who have become ill ate at the Los Dos Amigos restaurant in downtown Roseburg from April 9

E. coli lawyer, E. coli attorneyColumbus Ohio public health officials announced today that five local confirmed cases of non-E. coli O157 have all been linked to seven cases of in Michigan. The cases in Central Ohio are linked by DNA fingerprinting (PFGE) to cases in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

In addition, eight probable cases are under investigation in Central Ohio, including

E. coli Lawyer E. coli AttorneyEleven inmates at Four Mile Correctional Center may be ill with E coli O111 infections. Colorado Department of Corrections spokeswoman Katherine Sanguinetti says three cases have been confirmed, with eight more suspected cases. Officials were working with the state health department to prevent the spread of the bacteria among inmates at the minimum-security prison.


In early April 2009, health officials from several states began investigating reports of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses associated with the consumption of ground beef products manufactured by the JBS Swift company. On June 24, 2009, JBS Swift announced a voluntary recall of approximately 41,280 pounds of beef products due to potential contamination with E. coli