Not much new to report: as many as 47 people sickened by E. coli O145 in an outbreak with recognized foodpoisoning cases in Michigan, Ohio, and New York. There are 15 lab-confirmed cases of E. coli O145 in the three states, and 32 people whose illnesses are thought to be related to the outbreak
Ohio E. coli outbreak
E. coli outbreak in Ohio and Michigan: what’s the common link?
By Drew Falkenstein on
Posted in Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
A week ago, we reported on a developing E. coli outbreak in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Notably, the outbreak is not attributable to E. coli O157:H7–the most notorious of all E. coli strains–but it does appear to be a shiga-toxin producing strain of E. coli. Apparently, the outbreak is no longer confined to Washtenaw County…