The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) and Huntley Community School District 158 are working collaboratively to respond to a recent outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) at Huntley High School. There are currently seven confirmed cases of STEC, all of which involve students. The first case was identified on Sunday, September 17.

The CDC this week reports finding the spread of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, (Rat Lungworm) into Georgia.  Originally described in Asia, where most human infections are reported, is now endemic in different regions of the world. In the United States, A. cantonensis was initially reported in Hawaii, and later in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida, likely

According to Global News, six children with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) remain in hospital on Thursday as a result of the Calgary Fueling Brains daycare E. coli Outbreak – two of which remain on dialysis. In the past day, two children were discharged from hospital.

On Thursday, AHS said there were a total of 349

According to McHenry County Health Department at least six cases of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) have now been reported at suburban Huntley High School.

In a letter released to parents on Wednesday, officials said they had been contacted by the McHenry County Health Department about the outbreak.

Health officials are working to determine “common

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) records show the taqueria in Carniceria Guanajuato was inspected on Sept. 8 due to suspected food poisoning, and inspectors found raw beef and raw shelled eggs were being stored above ready-to-eat sliced lettuce inside a prep cooler in the restaurant.

The restaurant was issued a citation for improper

Booker, DeLauro Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Better Protect Americans from Foodborne Illnesses

Legislation enables improved monitoring of CAFOs during outbreaks or when there is a public health need

SEPTEMBER 13, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced the bicameral Expanded Food Safety Investigation Act (EFSIA), legislation that would grant the