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June 13, 2024 at 3:50 PM

Summer warning for parents amid reports kids sickened from E. coli at Virginia lake

Here's what parents should know about E. coli amid reports of illnesses from visitors of Lake Anna State Park in Virginia.
June 13, 2024 at 3:50 PM
Lake Anna state park in Virginia pictured in 2020.
2 months ago

Ground beef potentially contaminated with E. coli, USDA warns

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a consumer alert on certain ground beef that could possibly be contaminated with E. coli.
2 months ago
The USDA issued a consumer alert on ground beef produced by Greater Omaha Packing Co., Inc.
5 months ago

Boil water notice lifted for Jackson, Mississippi, after E. coli scare

Residents of Jackson and Flowood, Mississippi, had been advised to boil their water after routine water samples tested positive for E. coli.
5 months ago
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli, grown in culture and adhered to a cover slip.
2 years ago

USDA issues warning over HelloFresh meat delivered in July

The USDA said customers who bought ground beef sold in HelloFresh meal kits in July should discard it over a possible E. coli contamination.
2 years ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that ground beef products in HelloFresh meal kits may be part contaminated with E. coli.
2 years ago

E. coli outbreak cases rise

Health officials said there are 84 E. coli cases in four states, most associated with lettuce found in Wendy's sandwiches as Wendy's has removed the lettuce from those locations.
2 years ago
VIDEO: E. coli outbreak cases rise
2 years ago

E. coli outbreak linked to Wendy’s worsens: CDC

The illnesses have been reported in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania.
2 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed at a store in a stock photo.
2 years ago

E. coli outbreak prompts Wendy's to remove romaine lettuce used in sandwiches

Wendy's has removed romaine lettuce used in some of its sandwiches at several locations after a number of people reported getting sick after eating those menu items.
2 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed at a store in a stock photo.
2 years ago

Wendy's serves burgers without lettuce amid E. coli outbreak

Dr. Alok Patel, ABC News contributor and physician at Stanford Children's Health, discusses the symptoms of E. coli infections and how to keep yourself safe.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Wendy's serves burgers without lettuce amid E. coli outbreak
4 years ago

Over 42,000-pounds of ground beef recalled

Lakeside Refrigerated Services announced that over 42,000-pounds of ground beef in seven products have been recalled due to E. coli concerns.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Over 42,000-pounds of ground beef recalled
4 years ago

Over 42,000 pounds of ground beef recalled over E. coli concerns

Lakeside Refrigerated Services has recalled nearly 42,922 pounds of ground beef the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced.
4 years ago
In this undated file photo, fresh ground chuck beef is shown on a shelf at a supermarket.
5 years ago

More than 100 people sick from E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce: FDA

Over 100 people are sick from an E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce, according to the FDA.
5 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed on May 2, 2018 in San Anselmo, Calif.
5 years ago

More than 75,000 pounds of salad recalled over E. coli fears amid outbreak

Salad products have been recalled over fears of a potential E. coli contamination.
5 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed on May 2, 2018 in San Anselmo, Calif.
5 years ago

Salad recalled over E. coli fears

Missa Bay, LLC, a New Jersey company, issued the recall for 97,272 pounds of salad products containing meat or poultry.
5 years ago
Missa Bay, LLC, a New Jersey company, issued the recall for 97,272 pounds of salad products containing meat or poultry.
5 years ago

Bison meat causes E. coli outbreak: CDC

Twenty-one people in Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania have been infected with the E. coli O103 and O121 strains.
5 years ago
Twenty-one people in Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania have been infected with the E. coli O103 and O121 strains.
5 years ago

New E. Coli warning after toddler's death

Jedidiah King Cabezuela attended the San Diego County Fair Grounds and petting zoo on June 15, and his family said he was in and out of the hospital before his kidneys failed on June 24.
5 years ago
VIDEO: New E. Coli warning after toddler's death
5 years ago

E. coli bacteria found in New York water supply

The Nassau County Department of Health placed a boil water order in effect for the city of Long Beach and provided bottled water for the community.
5 years ago
The Nassau County Department of Health placed a boil water order in effect for the city of Long Beach and provided bottled water for the community to protect residents from the potentially deadly bacteria.
6 years ago

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce traced to California farm

There have been 59 reported cases connected to the outbreak.
6 years ago
In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo, romaine lettuce sits on the shelves as a shopper walks through the produce area of an Albertsons market in Simi Valley, Calif.
6 years ago

After romaine lettuce outbreak, here's what you should know about E. coli

Some E. coli strains produce a toxin that can be deadly.
6 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed at a grocery store on May 2, 2018 in San Anselmo, Calif.
6 years ago

FDA says some romaine lettuce is safe to eat after E. coli outbreak

To help shoppers identify potentially contaminated lettuce, producers are going to start labeling the source of their greens along with a harvest date.
6 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed on a grocery store shelf in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 21, 2018.
6 years ago

CDC warns: Don't eat romaine lettuce due to E. Coli outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an urgent warning after 32 people were have been infected with E. Coli across 11 states.
6 years ago
VIDEO: CDC warns: Don't eat romaine lettuce due to E. Coli outbreak
6 years ago

CDC warns against eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak

This is different from a recent multistate E.Coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce.
6 years ago
VIDEO: This is different from a recent multistate E.Coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce.
6 years ago

CDC warns against eating romaine lettuce after E. coli outbreak

This is different from a recent multistate E.coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce.
6 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed, May 2, 2018, in San Anselmo, Calif.
6 years ago

What is E. Coli?

Escherichilia coli, or E. Coli, is a large group of bacteria with multiple strains.
6 years ago
Escherichilia coli, or E. Coli, is a large group of bacteria with multiple strains.
6 years ago

Gorillas at zoo likely died from water contaminated with E. coli

The gorillas' 8-month-old baby, Zahra, is now an orphan.
6 years ago
Cassius (R) and Naku are pictured in this undated photos.
6 years ago

4 more deaths reported from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce: CDC

The outbreak killed five and sickened 197 people ill across 35 states, the report said.
6 years ago
Romaine lettuce is displayed at a grocery store on May 2, 2018 in San Anselmo, Calif. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed a total of 121 cases in 25 states.
6 years ago

1 dead from E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce, CDC says

The CDC is still advising consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, region.
6 years ago
VIDEO: The CDC is still advising consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, region.
6 years ago

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce turns deadly

The CDC is still advising consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, region.
6 years ago
A woman is pictured holding romaine lettuce at a store.
6 years ago

53 reported cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC

CDC recommends that romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona be thrown out.
6 years ago
An undated stock photo of leaves of Romaine lettuce.
6 years ago

35 reported cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC

CDC recommends that romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona be thrown out.
6 years ago
VIDEO: CDC recommends that romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona be thrown out.
7 years ago

Federal and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of 12 cases of E. coli reported in several states.
7 years ago

Federal health officials investigating multi-state E. coli outbreak

Officials are investigating 12 reported cases of E. coli infections.
7 years ago
Bacteria is seen here in a colored scanning electron micrograph.
8 years ago

Beef, Veal, Bison Products Voluntarily Recalled After E. Coli Outbreak

Multi-state E.coli outbreak has sickened at least seven.
8 years ago
Adams Farms in Athol, Massachusetts has listed a recall on their beef, veal and bison.
8 years ago

Some Betty Crocker Cake Mixes Recalled Over E.Coli Fears

An E. coli outbreak has been linked to specific flour products from General Mills
8 years ago
General Mills recalled flour and cake mix products including these Betty Crocker cake mixes.