The CDC reports that 13 people have been sickened by E. coli O157:H7 in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Nine of the people recently had eaten at Pizza Ranch restaurants.  Two children, in Kansas and Nebraska, suffered kidney failure (hemolytic uremic syndrome – HUS) and are still hospitalized.The investigation has focused on a dry dough mix that may have been contaminated by E. coli.If you or a family member became ill with an E. coli infection or HUS after eating at a Pizza Ranch you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, contact the Marler Clark E. coli attorneys for a free case evaluation.