Not  to be confused with the Seven Deadly Sins: pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth, although, perhaps some of these outbreaks were sinful.  I had the honor to represent many of the ill and the families of those who died.

Jack-in-the- Box E. coli Outbreak – 1992 – 1993

708 ill, 171 hospitalized

Jack-The-Green-Sprouts-sproutsjpgJack & The Green E. coli Sprout Outbreak:

Minnesota and Wisconsin state health and agriculture officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak associated with alfalfa sprouts produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts. Health officials warn that retailers and restaurants should not sell or serve alfalfa sprouts produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts, and

bolognaecoli.jpgLawsuits typically flow from outbreaks of foodborne disease, and the Palmyra bologna E. coli outbreak will probably be no exception.  North Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, and Ohio, in addition to Pennsylvania, all have residents who have no doubt incurred substantial expense, not to mention significant physical anguish, as a result of contaminated bologna and E.

Just in time for the 4th of July, Rocky Mountain Natural Meats, a Colorado company, is recalling approximately 66,000 pounds of ground and tenderized steak bison products due to possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7, a potentially deadly pathogen.

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall yesterday after an on-going investigation into