Norwegian officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has affected half a dozen people.

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) said six people, living in different parts of the country, are sick. E. coli O157:H7 with the same genetic profile has been detected in all patients.

Two people

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ground beef sold at La Michoacana Meat Market, in Greenville, Texas, after a sample of the product tested positive for the presence of E. coli O157:H7.

The problem was discovered during routine

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Federal officials say an outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 infections traced to ground beef in HelloFresh meal kits is over, but consumers may still have the product in their freezers.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the outbreak investigation is closed with seven patients having been confirmed

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The FDA is investigating a new outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections but little else has been released in the way of details.

As of Oct. 26 the outbreak has 10 confirmed patients, according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration. The agency is reporting that the source

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About 45 people are involved in a class action lawsuit against an Alberta, Canada, Hutterite colony related to contaminated pork that led to an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak.

A judge certified the case in recent days. It seeks compensation for people who were sickened after consuming pork products from The

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— ANALYSIS —

E. coli O157:H7 is one of thousands of serotypes of Escherichia coli.

E. coli O157:H7 was first recognized as a pathogen in 1982 during an investigation into an outbreak of hemorrhagic colitis associated with consumption of hamburgers from a fast-food chain restaurant. Retrospective examination of more than three

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