E. Coli Outbreak Hits U Of Michigan, Ohio State U, Daemen College

07/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Michigan Daily

A lesser known form of E. coli -- yet to be deemed a contaminant by the United States Department of Agriculture -- has caused at least 29 people in Michigan, Ohio and New York to fall ill.

A May 6 press release from the Center for Disease Control confirmed that shredded romaine lettuce distributed by Freshway Foods of Sidney, Ohio is responsible for the recent E. coli 0145 outbreak at the University of Michigan, Ohio State University and Daemen College near Buffalo, New York.

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