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Federico’s Mexican Restaurant

Final Report: 94 Sickened in Federico’s E. Coli Outbreak, Lettuce Implicated

At least 94 people fell ill with E. coli O157:H7 after dining at a single Federico’s Mexican Restaurant location in Litchfield Park, AZ, according to the final outbreak report released on Monday by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. The final report summarizes the investigation into the outbreak, in which patients began falling ill… Continue Reading

After 79 E. coli Illnesses, Federico’s Gets Clean Bill of Health

Federico’s Mexican Restaurant has gotten a clean bill of health from Maricopa County after 79 customers at their Litchfield Park, AZ, location fell ill with E. coli O157:H7 in July. Over the course of the outbreak, nearly 30 people were hospitalized and two developed life-threatening hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). After reports of illness tied the restaurant… Continue Reading

E. coli Outbreak From Federico’s in AZ Sickens 79

The latest word from Maricopa County Public Health spokeswoman Jeanene Fowler is that 79 people have fallen ill with E. coli O157:H7 after dining at Federico’s Mexican Restaurant in Litchfield Park, AZ, around July 18. This is probably the final count of cases, but the exact source of the contamination is still under investigation. Of… Continue Reading

Federico’s E. coli Outbreak in AZ Hits 74

At least 74 people have fallen ill with E. coli O157:H7 after dining at Federico’s Mexican Restaurant in Litchfield Park, Ariz., around July 18, according to Maricopa County Public Health spokeswoman Jeanene Fowler. Of those ill, 23 were or currently are hospitalized. Most of those patients have since been discharged. Fowler said that a report… Continue Reading

Federico’s E. coli Outbreak Rises to 52 in AZ

At least 52 people have been sickened with E. coli in an outbreak linked to Federico’s Mexican Restaurant in Litchfield Park, Ariz. Of those ill, 18 have been hospitalized, with some patients experiencing kidney failure. Maricopa County Health Department spokeswoman Jeanene Fowler said health officials are still working to determine the source of contamination at… Continue Reading

Arizona Man Hospitalized With E. coli Sues Federico’s Mexican Restaurant

A Maricopa County man who remains hospitalized with an E. coli infection that sent him to an emergency room on July 31 has sued Federico’s Mexican Restaurant in Litchfield Park, AZ, which he believes to be the source of the illness. Brian Clayton is one of more than a dozen people sickened with E. coli… Continue Reading