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E. coli outbreak sickens 14 in six statesupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 12:37:00

Federal health officials say 14 people in six states have been sickened by the same strain of E. coli over the past couple of months.

Source of North Carolina E. coli outbreak identifiedupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 17:38:00

The source of an E. coli outbreak that sickened dozens of people last month is a building that housed animals at the North Carolina State Fair, state public health officials said Thursday.

N.C. officials lower number of E. coli infections linked to state fairupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 17:51:00

North Carolina public health officials revised Monday the number of confirmed and suspected cases of E. coli infection in an outbreak that appears to be linked to the state fair.

N.C. State Fair suspected in E. coli outbreakupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 20:28:00

Ten cases of E. coli infection have been confirmed and another 16 cases are under investigation in what may be a growing disease outbreak that appears to be linked to the North Carolina State Fair, state public health officials said Friday.

North Carolina officials investigate E. coli outbreakupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 10:41:00

Public health officials in North Carolina said Thursday eight cases of E. coli have been confirmed in the state, and 13 possible cases are being investigated in what they believe might be a growing outbreak.

Study: 1 in 6 UK cell phones is contaminated with fecal matterupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 22:27:00

One in six mobile phones in Britain is contaminated with fecal matter, according to research made public Friday that cited poor hygiene as the cause.

New E. coli contamination scareupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 11:43:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta gives details on the cantaloupe E. coli outbreak and describes the latest USDA regulations.

USDA recalls beef headed for Georgia school lunchesupdated: Sat Sep 24 2011 20:45:00

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a Class I recall for 40,000 pounds of ground beef products intended for Georgia school lunches, due to possible E. coli contamination.

France E. Coli outbreak sickens seven childrenupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 11:41:00

Seven children are seriously ill in the French city of Lille after an E. Coli outbreak linked to frozen ground beef, French health authorities said Thursday.

E. coli fears result in destroyed foodupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 11:41:00

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen visits a German tomato farm forced to destroy its produce due to poor consumer appetite.

Deadly E. coli outbreak 'limited' to Germany, EU official saysupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 13:46:00

A deadly bacterial outbreak that has killed at least 23 people in Europe is limited to an area around the German city of Hamburg and does not require Europe-wide controls, a top European Union official said Tuesday.

Germany: E. coli initial tests negativeupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 13:46:00

German officials say initial tests for E. coli at a bean sprout farm are negative. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

The economics of E. coliupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 07:22:00

Spanish produce was initially blamed for the European E. coli outbreak. CNN's Al Goodman reports on that costly mistake.

German sprouts likely E. coli sourceupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 16:21:00

CNN's Frederick Pleitgen reports that German-grown sprouts are the likely source of a deadly E. coli outbreak.

Early test results show no E. coli in suspect German sproutsupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 16:21:00

No trace of the E. coli bacteria has been found in initial tests at a German sprout farm suspected of being the source of the outbreak that has killed at least 22 people, agriculture officials in the state of Lower Saxony said Monday.

German-grown sprouts named likely culprit in deadly outbreakupdated: Sun Jun 05 2011 15:51:00

Sprouts grown in Germany are the likely source for an E. coli outbreak that has killed 22 people, officials said Sunday.

Spanish farmers suffer, blame Germanyupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 23:32:00

Finger-pointing over who's to blame for an E. Coli outbreak leaves farmers' struggling. CNN's Al Goodman reports.

Death toll rises from E. coli outbreak in Europeupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 23:32:00

An outbreak of a virulent strain of E. coli has killed 19 people in Europe and infected more than 2,000 in at least 12 countries, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

E. coli outbreak appears to spreadupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 21:49:00

Dr. Jorg Debatin of the Hamburg Medical Centre discusses the ongoing E. coli outbreak in Europe.

U.S. screens produce from Spain, Germany amid E. coli casesupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 21:49:00

A virulent strain of E. coli that has killed 18 people in Europe has not affected produce in the United States, according to food safety and health officials who conceded Friday there's much to learn about the organism.

Scrambling to contain E. coli outbreakupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 22:29:00

Jorg Debatin of Hamburg Medical Center discusses how doctors are responding to the latest E.coli cases.

How serious is Germany's E. coli outbreak?updated: Thu Jun 02 2011 22:29:00

An outbreak of E. coli in Germany that has killed at least 16 people and left hundreds battling infection in 10 countries raises questions about what risks the infection continues to pose and what fallout it will cause.

Warning lifted against Spanish cucumbers suspected in E. coli outbreakupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 18:05:00

The European Commission on Wednesday rescinded its health warning against cucumbers from Spain, according to a statement from the Spanish Health Ministry.

Spain lashes out over E. coli crisisupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 18:05:00

Spanish officials have been denying accusations their country was the cause of a deadly E. coli outbreak.

E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds in Germany, officials sayupdated: Tue May 31 2011 07:02:00

An E. coli outbreak linked to some raw vegetables has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds in Germany, national and global health authorities said Monday.

Where E. coli lurksupdated: Mon Mar 07 2011 10:27:00

A new study shows more than 50% of grocery carts contain E. coli bacteria. WUSA shows us where else you can find it.

Feds link 7 cases of E. coli across 3 states to hazelnutsupdated: Mon Mar 07 2011 10:27:00

A California company has recalled hazelnuts sold in bulk, individual containers and as part of mixed-nut packages sold throughout the United States and Canada due to possible E. coli contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.

Company recalls ground beef due to possible E. coli contaminationupdated: Sun Feb 06 2011 09:32:00

A California company has recalled more than 3,000 pounds of fresh ground beef patties and other packages of ground beef products that may be contaminated with the E. coli bacteria, the U.S. Agriculture Department said Saturday.

2009: E. coli in beef, cookie doughupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 05:30:00

In June 2009, CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reported on E. coli contamination in beef and cookie dough.

Cheese sold at Costco in 5 states linked to E. coliupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 08:42:00

Federal health officials are warning consumers to avoid a cheese sold in five states over an E. coli outbreak that has left 25 people sick.

E. coli victim struggles a year laterupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 12:02:00

A woman who became sickened after eating raw cookie dough is still trying to recover. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

A year later, 'heroic' E. coli survivor still battlingupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 12:02:00

It was prom night, May 2009, and Linda Rivera of Las Vegas, Nevada, was making goodies for her twin sons' party.

66,000 pounds of bison meat recalledupdated: Sat Jul 03 2010 23:14:00

A Colorado company is recalling about 66,000 pounds of ground and tenderized steak bison meat that may be contaminated with a potentially deadly strain of E. coli, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

E. coli cases down in 2009, CDC saysupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 18:33:00

Cases of E. coli 0157, a strain of bacteria in the E. coli family that can cause severe food poisoning, dropped significantly in 2009, according to surveillance data for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CNNMoney: Half a million pounds of beef recalled on E.coli fearsupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 15:05:00

A voluntary recall was announced Monday for more than half a million pounds of ground beef because it may be contaminated with bacteria linked to at least two deaths, officials said.

Is meat safe?updated: Tue Oct 13 2009 09:54:00

Larry King and panel talk about loved ones consuming and being injured by contaminated meat products.

Should Americans banish the burger?updated: Tue Oct 13 2009 09:54:00

Hamburgers are an American passion. And millions of Americans consume burgers, and other forms of meat, every day without consequences.

Cookie dough inquiry nearly over, but without answersupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 17:29:00

The investigation of the E. coli outbreak linked to Nestle Toll House cookie dough is nearly over, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The cause of the contamination has not been identified.

Cookie dough E. coli outbreak grows, CDC saysupdated: Tue Jun 30 2009 19:09:00

The toll of the nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to tainted cookie dough has continued to mount, federal health authorities said Tuesday.

FDA sources: Proof of E. coli bacteria found at Nestle plantupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 19:16:00

Federal investigators at the Nestle USA plant in Danville, Virginia, have found evidence of E. coli bacteria in an unopened package of raw chocolate chip cookie dough, two sources at the Food and Drug Administration told CNN Monday.

CNNMoney: Nestle Toll House cookie dough recalledupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 14:56:00

Two federal agencies warned consumers Friday not to eat raw Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough.

Toll House cookie dough recalled, linked to E. coliupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 14:34:00

Two federal agencies warned consumers Friday not to eat raw Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough.

Time.com: Okla. E. coli Outbreak Kills 1, Sickens 200updated: Tue Sep 02 2008 18:00:00

An E. coli outbreak linked to a restaurant in northeastern Oklahoma has sickened more than 200 people and killed at least one person

Time.com: Meat Safe, Says Agriculture Sec.updated: Wed Jul 09 2008 10:00:00

The U.S. agriculture secretary expressed confidence in the nation's food safety system, but said the meat processing industry will always face challenges

Time.com: US Tightens Regs on Meat Importsupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 20:00:00

S. regulators have tightened restrictions on meat and poultry products from Canada because of concerns about testing practices at a Canadian firm

Report: Red meat cancer riskupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 12:46:00

A major report says obesity and alcohol raise your chances of getting cancer. ITN's Sue Saville reports

CNNMoney: Topps Meat shuts down after recallupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 13:41:00

Topps Meat Company announced Friday that it is closing its entire operation effective immediately, due to the financial impact of the recall of 21.7 million pounds of ground beef that were potentially contaminated by E.coli bacteria.

Consumers warned on tainted beefupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 22:32:00

Federal and state health officials issued a consumer alert Thursday after nine people were sickened by contaminated beef.

CNNMoney: Check your freezers for contaminated beefupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 06:40:00

Federal and state health officials issued a consumer alert Thursday after nine people were sickened by contaminated beef.

All but 30 Taco Bells reopened after E. coli outbreakupdated: Wed Dec 13 2006 09:37:00

Taco Bell reopened most of the more than 90 restaurants that it closed in the Northeast following an E. coli outbreak that sickened as many as 67 people, a company spokesman told CNN Tuesday.

Most Taco Bells reopen; senators call for investigationupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 09:43:00

Taco Bell reopened most of the more than 90 restaurants that it closed in the Northeast in recent weeks following an E. coli outbreak that sickened as many as 64 people, a company spokesman told CNN on Tuesday.

64 sickened by Taco Bell E. coli; more onions test positiveupdated: Mon Dec 11 2006 14:24:00

Sixty-four cases of E. coli bacteria related to the outbreak that hit several Taco Bell restaurants in the Northeast in the past two weeks have now been confirmed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

E. coli outbreak now in 6 states; agencies focus on Taco Bell updated: Fri Dec 08 2006 09:42:00

More than 120 people in six states may be infected with the strain of E. coli bacteria involved in an outbreak that may be linked to Taco Bell restaurants, officials said Friday.

Northeast E. coli outbreak now in 5 statesupdated: Thu Dec 07 2006 16:23:00

As many as 84 people in five Northeastern states have been confirmed as having the strain of E. coli bacteria involved in an outbreak believed to be linked to Taco Bell restaurants, officials said Thursday.

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