Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Five dead with Nine sickened.

The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland are continuing to investigate foods linked to listeria infections in hospitals.

There continues to only be cases in England.

All products linked to the cases have been withdrawn and food chain investigations continue.

Listeria is widespread in the environment and can contaminate

In cooperation with ADM Milling Company, King Arthur Flour, Inc. of Norwich, VT is voluntarily recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli).

The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide. No products sold through our website,

The Winnebago County Health Department has identified three confirmed cases of Shiga toxin‐ producing E. coli (STEC), a foodborne illness, in Winnebago County.

The three confirmed cases experienced diarrhea  beginning May 31.

The exact cause of the illness has not yet been determined.

The following are symptoms of E. coli (STEC) and may be seen 

Three people have died recently in England from listeriosis with a link to eating pre-made sandwiches and at least three others have been sickened by the deadly bacteria. The patients died at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool.

Cases of Listeria infection have been reported in six

Public Health England (PHE), The Food Standards Agency (FSA), Public Health Wales (PHW), Food Standards Scotland (FSS), Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and a number of local authorities are currently investigating the source of listeria infections linked to pre-packed sandwiches.

Sandwiches and salads linked to the cases have been withdrawn and the supplier, The Good Food

28 have been hospitalized with 2 cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome have been reported.

As of May 13, 2019, 196 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from 10 states. CDC is reporting the 196 illnesses that the PulseNet laboratory network has confirmed are part of this outbreak. States

On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) identified four laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella infection with a common food exposure through routine case investigation. All four of the confirmed cases reported eating food from La California Restaurant, located at 1685 Peoria Street in Aurora, Colorado. TCHD investigated to implement disease control measures and identify