They say the investigation is ongoing and more sources are possible, but as of this afternoon, the FDA is reporting traceback efforts in the ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has led to Adam Bros. Farm in Santa Maria, CA.

The outbreak strain of E. coli O157H:7 has
Continue Reading BULLETIN: FDA names California romaine farm as CDC reports additional E. coli patients

2:30 p.m. CLARIFIED CONTENT Dec. 7, 2018 The FDA says shipping records show at least 10 distributors, 11 farms and 12 growers in the romaine lettuce supply chain are implicated in an ongoing E. coli outbreak that has now sickened almost 80 people in the U.S. and Canada.

Continue Reading More romaine victims reported — FDA says look to industry for change; industry says additional study needed

Danish officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has 26 cases with three out of four being children.

Statens Serum Institut (SSI), the agency responsible for the preparedness against infectious diseases in Denmark, said the source of infection is not yet known but an investigation is under way.

Continue Reading E. coli sickens 26 in Denmark; no cases in other countries as yet

A four-state outbreak of E. coli O26 with 18 illnesses including six hospitalizations and one death was reported late Thursday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which issued a Food Safety Alert about the incident. CDC’s alert followed by several hours the announcement by Cargill Meat Solutions

Continue Reading Cargill recalls 66 tons of ground beef after deadly E coli O26 outbreak


Editor’s note: This is part of series of articles and opinion columns we are publishing in recognition of September as Food Safety Education Month.

How many times have you thought through every detail of an experience and asked yourself, “What could I have done differently?” Probably thousands. But how
Continue Reading Victim says education would have made a difference, and it still can

Eighteen people, mostly in Florida, have been confirmed with E. coli O26 infections, spurring Publix Super Markets Inc. to recall an undetermined amount of eight different ground beef products.

“Traceback information indicated that case-patients consumed ground chuck products purchased at various Publix Super Markets that was supplied by a yet-to-be
Continue Reading Publix recalls ground beef products amidst E. coli outbreak; producer not yet known