I spent Wednesday through Friday in Des Moines finishing up the last of the Fareway/Triple T Salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 300 that occurred in 2018.  Heading home last night, my phone and email caught fire with chatter of two new outbreaks – one E. coli linked to ground beef produced by as yet unknown

Georgia – 8 sick

Kentucky – 36 sick

Ohio -5 sick

Tennessee – 21 sick

Virginia – 2 sick

CDC, several states, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O103 infections. This investigation includes E.

Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio and Virginia linked in growing E. coli Mystery

According to the Kentucky Department of Health and press reports, an E. coli outbreak in Kentucky has now doubled to more than 40 cases. The department confirmed Thursday that Kentucky now has at least 46 cases involving a strain of E. coli O103.

Sorry Canada

As of November 23, 2018, there have been 22 confirmed cases of E. coli illness investigated in Ontario (4), Quebec (17), and New Brunswick (1). Individuals became sick between mid-October and early November 2018. Eight individuals have been hospitalized, and one individual suffered from hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), which is a severe complication that