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Study: E. coli HUS has More Dire Outcomes for Adults, Than Children

Although rare, cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) from E. coli infections in adults more frequently result in severe illness and death than pediatric cases, according to a new study. Published in the most recent issue of the Center’s for…

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Organic Yogurt E. coli Outbreak Expands, 16 Now Sick

An E. coli outbreak linked to organic yogurt sold under the brand names Pure Eire and PCC now includes 16 cases, according to the latest information from the Washington State Department of Health. The organic yogurt E. coli outbreak includes 14 cases…

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Maquoketa, Iowa E. coli Outbreak – Children Hospitalized with HUS

At least three children from Maquoketa, Iowa have been hospitalized with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure associated E. coli infections, according to a report in the Telegraph Herald. KWQC-TV says viewers have contacted the station to…

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Organic Yogurt E. coli Outbreak Grows- 15 Cases Confirmed

The E. coli outbreak linked to organic yogurt sold under the PCC and Pure Eire brand names has grown to include 15 cases, according to the latest information from the Washington Department of Health. Nine people have been hospitalized, four…

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Organic Yogurt E. coli Outbreak – When Healthy Food is a Natural Disaster

When shoppers at PCC Community Markets in the Seattle area put the co-op’s organic, grass-fed yogurt in their baskets, they likely believed they were making a healthy choice. What they never could have imagined is that days after eating the…

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PCC Organic, Grass-fed Yogurt Recalled, Linked to E. coli Outbreak

PCC Community Markets is recalling all PCC brand organic, grass-fed yogurt after state health officials identified it as the source of a multi-county E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in Washington. Washington state investigators publicly linked PCC organic yogurt to the E.…

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Washington Fresh Produce E. coli Outbreak: Is Romaine a Suspect?

Health officials in Washington say some kind of fresh produce is the source of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak that includes six confirmed and at least as many probable cases. Previous E. coli outbreaks have been linked to cilantro, sprouts,…

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Seattle Area E. coli Outbreak Expands, 9 Sick, 7 Hospitalized

An E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in the Seattle area has expanded to include nine cases in King and Snohomish counties. Seven people have been hospitalized, at least two of them with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure…

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King County E. coli Outbreak Sickens 7 Children in WA

UPDATED MAY 11, 2021 In King County, WA, seven children under the age of 14 have been sickened in an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak, according to the county health department. Six of them have been hospitalized, two of them with…

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FDA Report on 2020 Leafy Greens E. coli Outbreak – It’s Still the Cows

Each fall for the last four years an E. coli outbreak has been linked to romaine lettuce or leafy greens produced in California’s Central Coast growing region. The fourth anniversary is supposed to be commemorated with fruit or flowers, but…

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E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Ends, Leafy Greens Again a Suspect

Leafy greens were a suspected food source in an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak that ended with 22 illnesses and one death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eleven people were hospitalized. Three of them developed hemolytic…

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9 Most Recent Ground Beef E. coli O157:H7 Recalls

Recent ground beef E. coli O157:H7 recalls include products made by large producers and grocery stores. In some cases, reports of illness prompted the recalls. In others, proactive testing by companies or regulatory agencies identified the contamination. What is E.…