Washing Your Hands Is The Best Way To Stop The E. Coli Superbug, Research SaysScientists have now discovered that the likeliest route of transmission for ESBL-E. coli is directly from human to human, "with faecal particles from one person reaching the mouth of another."
Flour Recall Expanded; Some King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour For Possible E. Coli ContaminationBakers beware: More flour has been recalled.
62,000 Pounds Of Raw Meat Are Being Recalled, Just Days Before Memorial DayIf you're planning on firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to double check your meat products before you get a very un-festive surprise.
More Than 2 Million Pounds Of Frozen Entrees Recalled Over Allergen RiskThe recall affects 2,094,186 pounds of P.F. Chang's Home Menu Chicken Pad Thai and Chicken Fried Rice. The items may contain milk, a known allergen that's not declared on the product labels.
E. Coli Outbreak From Tainted Ground Beef Expands To 10 StatesAt least 156 people in 10 states have been infected with E. coli after eating tainted ground beef at home and in restaurants, federal officials said.
Mystery E. Coli Outbreak Sickens 72 People In 5 States, Including Virginia, CDC SaysA multistate outbreak of E. coli has raised alarms and questions: As of Thursday, 72 people in five states have become ill, yet the cause of their infection remains unknown, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.
US Officials: It's OK To Eat Some Romaine, Look For LabelsIt's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label.
FDA Identifies Possible Culprit As Source Of Tainted Romaine LettuceThe FDA is looking at California as a potential source of romaine lettuce tainted with a potentially deadly strain E. coli. Health officials said romaine lettuce should be removed from all supermarket shelves and restaurant menus until they can determine the source of the new outbreak. But, as Anna Werner reports, tracking down the source of the contaminated produce is quite difficult.
5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened In Romaine Lettuce OutbreakFour more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Lettuce Turns DeadlyOne person has died from the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.
Restaurants Change Menus Over E. Coli Fears Connected To Romaine LettuceFears over an E. coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce is causing some local restaurants to make some changes to their menu.