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

Perhaps millions in punitive damages and criminal fines for “conscious disregard to a know risk?”

People always ask my why do leafy green E. coli outbreaks keep happening. I think the bottom line is that retailers, restaurants, growers, processors and the government simply do not give a cow’s pie about the sickened and/or dead consumers

The Arkansas Department of Health continues to investigate an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) (presumably E. coli O157:H7)  infections in Northwest Arkansas. Symptoms have been reported by approximately 100 students who attend the University of Arkansas including several hospitalizations at Mercy Rogers Hospital and Children’s in Little Rock.

We have been contacted by families whose children (University students)