CDC Updates the General Mills E. Coli Outbreak

On July 1, 2016, the CDC issued an update to the E. coli outbreak associated with flour produced by General Mills. The updates states that as of June 28, 42 people have been sickened by E. coli bacteria. There have been four more cases of illness since the original announcement in early June. Those sickened… Read more »

General Mills Flour Connected to E. coli Outbreak

General Mills Flour Connected to E. coli Outbreak On June 1, the CDC announced that they were involved in an investigation into an outbreak of E. coli connected to Gold Label Flour. The outbreak has sickened 38 people across 20 states. Ten people have been hospitalized for their illnesses. Those sickened by the outbreak had… Read more »

E. coli Outbreak Linked to Goat Dairy

The Connecticut Department of Public Health and the CDC have announced that they are investigating an outbreak of E. coli that has become associated with Oak Leaf Dairy. There have been 34 people sickened by E. coli in Connecticut. Out of the 34 sickened, 28 are children. Eighteen of the cases have occurred in children… Read more »

The E. coli Alfalfa Sprout Outbreak is Over

The CDC has declared that the outbreak of E. coli linked to alfalfa sprouts produced by Jack and The Green Sprouts is over. The outbreak was first announced a month ago, when 9 people were reported to be sick. The final case count of the outbreak is 11 cases of E. coli poisoning. All 11… Read more »

Oak Leaf Dairy Outbreak Expands

More and more cases of E. coli are being associated with Oak Leaf Dairy. There are now 41 cases of E. coli poisoning caused by the dairy. The large majority of E. coli cases (34 out of 41) occurred in children, with 22 of those children being under the age of 5. A total of… Read more »

Raw Milk Outbreak in California Expands

  An outbreak of E.coli associated with raw milk produced by Organic Pastures Dairy has now sickened 10 people in California. Organic Pastures Dairy, which is based in Fresno County California, issued a recall for its raw milk back in January after internal testing revealed the presence of bacteria. Out of the 10 people sick… Read more »

Raw Milk Outbreak Expands

The E. coli outbreak in California associated with Organic Pastures raw milk has expanded. As of February 11, 8 people have been sickened, and two have been diagnosed with HUS. All of the illnesses started in January. Organic Pastures issued a recall for the contaminated milk in early February. Recalled products expired on January 23rd… Read more »

Pizza Ranch Linked to Outbreak

Thirteen people have been sickened with E. coli after eating at Pizza Ranch locations. Nine states have been affected by this outbreak. Minnesota has been the hardest hit state, with 5 reported cases. Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Jersey, South Dakota, and Wisconsin have each reported 1 case. Illnesses began in December 2015… Read more »

Alfalfa Sprouts Linked to Second Outbreak, Recalled

For the second time this week, alfalfa sprouts have been linked to a multistate outbreak. The CDC has announced that an outbreak of E. coli O175 has been associated with alfalfa sprouts produced by Jack and the Green Sprouts. A total of 9 people have been sickened, including 7 people in Minnesota and 2 people… Read more »

Two Chipotle Outbreaks Are Over

On February 1, 2016, the CDC announced that two of the outbreaks associated with Chipotle restaurants are over. The first outbreak of E. coli sickened a total of 55 people. Eleven states were affected by the outbreak, including California with 3 cases, Delaware with 1 case, Illinois with 1 case, Kentucky with 1 case, Maryland… Read more »