ST. LOUIS  — The International Association for Food Protection is bringing more than 3,000 professionals to St. Louis this week for more than 900 technical papers, posters and symposia dealing with current information on the topic off food safety. The IAFP annual meeting is viewed as one of the world’s leading annual food safety conferences…

A Missouri woman who spent 11 days in Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur with kidney failure, a blood clot in the lung, and atrial fibrillation from being infected with E. coli O157:H7 is suing St. Louis-based Schnucks Markets.

On Oct. 12, 19, and 20, Mary Kozlowski says she dined at the Des Peres Schnucks on …

Peggy Lee always sang girl songs with an edge. Consider the one that included these lyrics:

Is that all there is, is that all there is


If that’s all there is my friends, 

then let’s keep dancing


Let’s break out the booze and have a ball


If that’s all there is



This week’s end of …

The two-month investigation into the St. Louis E. coli O157:H7 outbreak is over. Although there’s not enough proof to nail down the definitive source, investigators say the evidence points to one lot of romaine lettuce from a single California farm.

First announcement that the investigation was over came Tuesday when Missouri Health Director Margaret Donnelly …

It’s been nearly a month since Missouri issued a health alert over an increase in reported Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) illnesses in the St. Louis area, and the one positive development is that none of those infected will be spending Thanksgiving in the hospital.

Four more cases of E. coli O157:H7 matching the outbreak …

Missouri health officials say 32 people in and around St. Louis are now confirmed to have been infected by the same strain of pathogenic E. coli, but a team of experts has still not been able to pinpoint the source of the outbreak.

In a news update, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior …

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 in the St. Louis area now includes 30 confirmed cases, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).

And the investigation into the cause of the outbreak is no closer to finding where the E. coli O157:H7 is coming from.

Two of four E.coli cases involving …

Two of four confirmed cases of E. coli O157:H7 involving residents of Boone County, Missouri could be related to the St. Louis outbreak, the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health said Friday.

Columbia/Boone health officials say testing is not complete. In one case matching the outbreak strain, the person has not been to St. Louis …

Sampling many more food items has not yet produced a source for the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in the St. Louis area, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) acknowledged late Thursday.

The agency leading the growing team of local, state and federal health officials reported that it was zero for 55 tries …

The place most St. Louis E. coli victims are mentioning in their food diaries — Schnucks — gets A grades almost all the time from restaurant inspectors.

Schnucks, with at least 23 salad, seafood, and deli bars under inspection by the city of St. Louis Department of Health, would appear to be one of the …