It seemed like such a good idea at the time. Everyone would meet at Regatta Park in downtown Oklahoma City at the corner of Reno and Lincoln. The race would begin off the docks of the Chesapeake Boathouse with a one lap, 1.5 kilometer swim across the Oklahoma River. The Boathouse International Triathlon would finish
2007 E. coli recalls total more than 33.3 million pounds
The year 2007 is going to be remembered for the big beef recalls due to E. coli returning with a vengeance. All totaled meat producers were forced to recall over 33.3 million pounds of beef products.
Topping the list was the 21.7 million pound recall due to E. coli that sent the New Jersey-based Topps…
Cargill Recalls A Million Pounds of E. coli Hamburger
Cargill Meat Solutions is voluntarily recalling approximately 1,084,384 pounds of ground beef produced at its Wyalusing, Pa., Cargill Regional Beef facility because of the possible presence of E. coli O157:H7.
Cargill learned of the possibility of contamination after the U.S. Department of Agriculture returned a confirmed positive on a sample of product.
Risk of E. coli increases in summertime
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and the University of Nebraska have found that from June through September up to 10 percent to 20 percent of all cattle may test positive for the microbe, which is harmless to cows. In winter, the number of E.coli-positive animals declines to less than 5 percent.
Taco Bell E. coli Outbreak Update
The Food and Drug Administration today annonced that the agency is involved in the investigation related to the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak at Taco Bell restaurants. The FDA is actively working with state and local health officials, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the firm, suppliers and distributors to determine the cause of…
New York State Health Department Investigates E. Coli Cases That May Be Linked to Taco Bell
The New York State Health Department has issued a press release regarding its investigation into illnesses traced to Taco Bell restaurants.
State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H., today announced that the State Health Department is investigating 15 cases with laboratory evidence of a E. coli O157:H7 infection in New York State tied…
E. coli cases reported in Manitowoc
A cluster of E. coli infections have been reported locally in the past week, Manitowoc County Health Officer James Blaha told the Herald Times-Reporter.
The source of the infections has yet to be determined, Blaha said. He said there has been an increase in reported E. coli cases statewide.
E. coli is a bacteria that…