Canadian officials first identified an E. coli outbreak on Dec. 11 and linked it to romaine lettuce three days later. Read more
Most people infected with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O103 develop diarrhea (often bloody), and vomiting. Read more
The first blow came last summer when a single Chipotle location in California was blamed for infecting nearly 10 customers with norovirus. Read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said it is recalling more than 150,000 pounds of ground beef over concerns it may be tainted with E. coli O157:H7. Read more
There has been litigation against Chipotle stemming from the earlier incidents, including a lawsuit filed in California federal court in September by two Plaintiffs describing their days-lon... Read more
A $9 million verdict was returned by a Nebraska federal jury in favor of Cargill Inc. in its dispute with a beef-packing company that it accused of selling it beef products tainted with E. C... Read more
We have written on the dangers associated with E. Coli infections in previous issues and have stated frequently that the consequences can be deadly. Brooklyn Hoksbergen, 3, of Lynden, Wash.,... Read more
A California company is recalling some baby spinach because it could be contaminated with E-coli. The company, Taylor Farms Retail, says no illnesses have been reported. The spinach was sold... Read more
Georgia officials, just beginning their investigation of an E. coli outbreak in early June, were said to have been racing against the clock to solve the food poisonings before the epidemic c... Read more
Tyson Fresh Foods Inc. has recalled 41,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7. The products that are subject to recall are: 10-pound chubs of... Read more
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