On 04/26/2024, Gibson Farms recalled Organic Light Halves and Pieces shelled walnuts because Gibson Farms received information that they may have the potential to be contaminated with E. Coli 0157:H7. E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop

Summary

Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 (also known as STEC). Three of the five people who got sick had testing that matched by genetic fingerprinting. This means they most likely got sick from the same source. Based on information collected, we found one common source for all sick

As of February 16, 2024, a total of 10 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli have been reported from four states – California, Utah, Colorado and Texas. Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 18, 2023, to January 29, 2024. Of 9 people with information available, 4 have been hospitalized and 1

An infected food handler has been identified as the most likely source of an E. coli outbreak at an Illinois high school that saw 16 students sickened and two hospitalized.

A breakdown in hand washing protocol was the most likely cause of the illnesses, according to a 152-page report from the McHenry County Department of

According to news reports, Miguel’s Cocina in San Diego’s 4S Ranch neighborhood had a “soft” reopening Friday night 10 days after voluntarily closing its doors in response to an E. coli outbreak that, as of Friday, has sickened at least 35 people including 10 who had to be hospitalized.

The news of the soft opening

The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) and Huntley Community School District 158 are working collaboratively to respond to a recent outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) at Huntley High School. There are now currently nine confirmed cases of STEC, all of which involve students. The first case was identified on Sunday, September 17.

337 culture positive E. coli O157:H7 primary cases.

12 remain in hospital.

11 have developed acute kidney failure – hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

6 of the HUS patients remain on dialysis

22 secondary cases have been reported in family members of primary cases

“Based on the epidemiology of the cases we’ve seen to date, it

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The latest:

Marler Clark has been retained by three students to investigate the outbreak

No source confirmed

42 people sick

37 probable

5 culture confirmed

According to press reports, the Arkansas Department of Health has shared an update on the recent E. coli outbreak in Northwest Arkansas, stating that it is “past its peak.”

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