According to Canadian press, the City of Calgary said Wednesday it has laid charges against a shared kitchen — used by several daycares experiencing an E. coli outbreak — for operating without the proper license. 

This comes after an outbreak of shiga toxin-producing E. coli, which has resulted in 351 lab-confirmed cases and 37 secondary

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.

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

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

Acute hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).

Post-diarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome (D+HUS) is a severe, life-threatening complication that occurs in about 10 percent of those infected with E. coli O157:H7 or other Shiga toxin-producing (Stx) E. coli (STEC).

The cascade of events leading to HUS begins with ingestion of Stx-producing E. coli (e.g., E. coli O157: H7)

According to press reports, the number of lab-confirmed cases of E.coli connected to an outbreak at Calgary daycares has ballooned to 128, Alberta Health Services said in an update Thursday. 

There are 11 Calgary daycares which have been issued a closure order until further notice following an outbreak of the shiga toxin-producing E. coli, which

Canadian health officials have linked early 100 laboratory-confirmed patients in an E. coli outbreak linked to daycares with a common food service center.

Eleven daycare centers in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, have been closed because of the illnesses, which now number 96. During a press conference this afternoon, Dr. Francesco Rizzuti, medical officer of Alberta Health Services