How is this acceptable?

I have spent today reviewing this most interesting study and took the liberty of editing it down for reading “consumption.”

This outbreak was the largest multistate STEC O157 outbreak in several decades, eclipsing in magnitude a 2006 outbreak linked to fresh spinach. As there are an estimated 26 unreported illnesses

It is likely that these numbers will be old in the next few minutes.

A total of 102 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 have been reported from 23 states. Two illnesses are reported in Canada. A total of 58 hospitalizations have been reported. Ten people have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome,

If the recent phone calls to my office of people recently sick with E. coli, I would say soon.

In the last few days, the CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and FDA reported that they are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. A total of eight people infected

E. coli:  Seattle Public Health is investigating an outbreak of E. coli potentially associated with four Evergreens restaurants in Seattle. Thirteen people who became ill during November 10–15, 2019, ate dishes containing raw vegetables, including leafy greens, from Evergreens restaurants during November 5 to 11.

Genetic testing on isolates from the people identified the same

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton announces a case of Hepatitis A virus in a local restaurant worker. The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) launched a disease investigation on December 3, 2019 directly after receiving notification of the suspected case. Following laboratory testing, interviews and a restaurant inspection, an employee who handles

The Genesee County Health Department in conjunction with the Saginaw County Health Department has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a foodservice worker who was employed at both the Kentucky Fried Chicken located at 6021 Dort Hwy in Grand Blanc Township and 9230 Birch Run Road in Birch Run, Michigan.

Both facilities are cooperating

With nearly 450 sickened, 259 hospitalized and 7 deaths, is it time for a Romaine Warning Label?

Or, are the illnesses and deaths simply a cost of doing business?


41 people sickened, 28 hospitalization and 5 with HUS. A total of 40 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 have been