A second E. coli lawsuit was filed against Crocetti’s Oakdale Packing Co. in Plymouth County Superior Court in Massachusetts yesterday. The lawsuit was filed by Lincoln, RI resident Barry Santos on behalf of his 11-year-old
Political and legal ramifications of the now nationwide E. coli O157:H7 outbreak came into focus yesterday. Twenty-eight people from 12 states infected with matching strains of E. coli O157:H7 are at the center of an
An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 associated with a Massachusetts meat packer is spreading across New England, Food Safety News has learned.
Yesterday a meat packing plant in Brockton, Massachusetts issued a ground beef recall after the Massachusetts Department of Health (DPH) confirmed a positive sample for E. coli O157:H7.
The DPH found the E. coli in
Neither the Rhode Island nor Massachusetts health departments have yet told the public why 15 sixth graders came down with diarrhea, including two who tested positive for E. coli O157:H7.
But Arnie Gerson, who owns
Two of 15 Rhode Island sixth graders who came down with diarrhea after attending a three-day camp in Massachusetts have tested positive for E. coli O157:H7 and are being treated in the hospital.