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

Since the last update on April 9, 2019, 13 more ill people were added to this outbreak.

As of April 12, 2019, 109 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from six states. CDC is reporting the 109 illnesses that the PulseNet laboratory network has confirmed are part of

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.

Kentucky is also investigation 20 additional cases.  Cases also found in Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia

According to WEKU, cases of E. coli O103 in Kentucky more than doubled since Friday as health officials continue to investigate the source of the outbreak. There were 20 cases reported as of Friday afternoon and the number has