Another person has been confirmed infected in an E. Coli O157 outbreak linked to organic yogurt from Pure Eire Dairy in Washington state.

Officials with the Washington Department of Health have not released details about the patient, except to say that the person lives in Arizona and is considered a
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Public health officials in Eastern Iowa are investigating a cluster of E. Coli infections that has hospitalized at least three children with a severe type of kidney failure known as HUS.

Investigators have not identified a source, but they have begun traceback efforts in hopes of finding a common denominator
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Washington State public health officials today announced a likely link between PCC Community Market brand organic yogurt and an E. Coli outbreak that is hitting children hard. The yogurt is produced by Pure Eire Dairy.

“The outbreak now includes 11 confirmed cases, including six children under the age of 10,
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At least seven children are sick with E. Coli infections in a new outbreak involving an unknown source. All of the sick children are younger than 14, with three of them younger than five years old, according to an outbreak announcement by King County, WA, health officials.

“Our investigation is
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Campylobacter, Salmonella and E. coli infections declined in Europe but Listeria monocytogenes infections went up in 2019, according to figures from the zoonoses report.

Campylobacteriosis was the top infection followed by Salmonellosis, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), yersiniosis and listeriosis, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European
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Hunter Browning was in Marine Bootcamp, being verbally, mentally and physically beaten down when E. coli O157:H7 delivered a blow that made it impossible for him to build back up.

“In the Marine Corps, I’m seen as the other. Being a recruit is derogatory until you finish training, you’re worthless.
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French authorities are investigating an E. coli outbreak linked to cheese after young children developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Some Saint-Félicien and Saint Marcellin cheese has been recalled.

The 13 cases of HUS that developed after E. coli O26 infection have occurred in young children since March 21. The patients
Continue Reading French cheese linked to E. coli outbreak; 13 children developed kidney failure

Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) infections are at the lowest level since 2009, according to Dutch surveillance statistics.

In 2017, 393 patients with STEC infection were reported, compared with more than 600 in 2016. Some of this decline is likely because of a change in reporting criteria from July
Continue Reading Research shows STEC decline in Netherlands; report criteria likely a factor