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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

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

El Potrero Restaurant Suspected in Michigan Salmonella Outbreak

A Salmonella outbreak in Owosso, Mich., first reported earlier this month has been linked to local Mexican restaurant El Potrero, though investigators have not found any contamination during inspections. At least 13 people have fallen ill in an outbreak apparently connected to the restaurant. All food samples taken from the restaurant have tested negative for… Continue Reading