Washington Department of Health has weighed in on the 2024 E. coli Multi-state Outbreak Linked to Gibson Farms Organic Walnuts.

Six Washington residents from three counties have been included in this outbreak, including Clallam (1), Jefferson (2), and King (3). Two were hospitalized and none died.


The establishment reported the issue to FSIS after they identified that previously segregated product had been inadvertently utilized in the production of ground beef.

Cargill Meat Solutions, a Hazleton, Pa., establishment, is recalling approximately 16,243 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food

Acute hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).

Post-diarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome (D+HUS) is a severe, life-threatening complication that occurs in about 10 percent of those infected with E. coli O157:H7 or other Shiga toxin-producing (Stx) E. coli (STEC).

The cascade of events leading to HUS begins with ingestion of Stx-producing E. coli (e.g., E. coli O157:

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 was investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and several states from July to August 2022. This outbreak was assigned the CDC code 2208OHEXH-1. A case was defined as a E. coli O157:H7 infection with an isolate closely related

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are collecting different types of data to investigate a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Epidemiologic data show that Raw Farm brand raw cheddar cheese is making people in this outbreak sick.

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