2014 Outbreak of E. coli O121 Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts from Evergreen Fresh Sprouts

On May 21, 2014 an outbreak of E. coli O121 linked to consumption of clover sprouts was announced by health officials in Washington and Idaho. On August 1, 2014 the CDC declared the outbreak over. In total 19 patients had been confirmed with E. coli…Read More »

E. coli O121 Linked to Farm Rich Products Frozen Mini Meals and Snack Items, 2012-2013

On March 28, 2013 Farm Rich Products Corporation announced a recall of 196,222 pounds of frozen chicken quesadilla and various other heat treated, not fully cooked frozen mini meals and snack items because of possible contamination with E. coli O121. …Read More »

Dungeness Valley Creamery Raw Whole Milk 2009

An outbreak was linked to the consumption of raw, unpasteurized, whole milk produced by the Dungeness Valley Creamery. There were a total of three cases. There were two E. coli strains implicated. One strain was confirmed and was E. coli O121. The…Read More »

Jefferson County Jail Pasteurized American Cheese or Margarine 2007

An outbreak attributed to three strains of E. coli bacteria, not E. coli O157:H7, occurred at the Jefferson County Jail, in Colorado. The strains of E. coli associated with this outbreak were: O121; O26; O84. A report from the Centers for Disease C…Read More »

Utah Wendy’s Restaurant Lettuce 2006

Iceberg lettuce that had been prepared and served to patrons of the Wendy’s Restaurant, in Ogden, Utah, and to attendees of a catered teachers’ conference at a junior high school (CORE academy) was implicated in an outbreak of E. coli O121:H19. This is…Read More »

Nebraska Day Care 2006

An outbreak of E. coli O121 occurred among children who attended a Nebraska day care program. The infection was spread from person-to-person. All cases required hospitalization.…Read More »

Connecticut Lake Water 1999

An outbreak of E. coli O121 was associated with swimming in a Connecticut Lake. Three children developed hemolytic uremic syndrome as a result of their illness. E. coli indicative of fecal contamination was identified from sediment and water sample…Read More »