ecoli-1184px2015 Outbreak of E. coli O26 Linked to Chipotle Restaurants, Washington and Oregon

On October 31, 2015 health officials in Washington and Oregon announced an outbreak of E. coli O26 linked to food served at Chipotle restaurants. Nineteen cases were reported in Washington and three cases were reported in Oregon. Four cases lived in …Read More »

Jimmy John’s Restaurants Raw Clover Sprouts 2011

On February 15, 2012, the Centers for Disease Control first announced an ongoing investigation into illnesses linked to the consumption of raw clover sprouts consumed at Jimmy John’s Restaurants in several states. The illnesses were caused by E. coli O26 …Read More »

Camp Lutherhaven Unknown 2011

An outbreak of E. coli O26 occurred among kitchen workers at Camp Lutherhaven, a summer camp located on Lake Couer d’Alene. No campers were confirmed to be infected. The source of the outbreak was not described.…Read More »

Oregon Child Care Center Unknown 2010

An outbreak of E. coli O26 occurred in an Oregon child care center (9 children; 1 staff member). Infected persons were from three classrooms. One person had bloody diarrhea and no one developed hemolytic uremic syndrome. The vehicle of transmissio…Read More »

Cargill Meat Solutions/BJ’s Wholesale Club Ground Beef 2010

A recall of ground beef was issued on August 28 when three people developed illnesses caused by rare strain of E. coli O26 after they had eaten the product. The ground beef produced by Cargill Meat Solutions, of Pennsylvania and was distributed to B…Read More »

Ellensburg Day Care Programs Person-to-Person 2010

An outbreak of E. coli O26 involved children who attended day care programs in Ellensburg, Washington. Foursquare Church Daycare and Preschool, Kids Learning Center and Little Tot Town Day Care were the child care programs affected by the outbreak. …Read More »

2010 E. coli O26 in a Daycare – Kittitas County, Washington

Fifteen Kittitas County residents were infected with E. coli O26 in June and July 2010. Case patients ranged in age from 23 months to 7 years. One child was hospitalized. Fourteen of 15 children attended three child care facilities which were tempor…Read More »

Strawberries or Blueberries 2006

An outbreak of E. coli O26 occurred in Massachusetts. The vehicles were strawberries or blueberries.…Read More »

Minnesota Swimming Beach 2001

An outbreak of E. coli O26 was associated with swimming at a beach in Minnesota in 2001.…Read More »