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Chipotle Hires Former Critic To Help Improve Chain's Food Safety

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill has retained two leading food safety experts - including a critic of the burrito chain's early response to disease ...

At Least 19 Sickened With E.coli Linked To Costco Chicken Salad

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Nov 24 (Reuters) - At least 19 people may have been infected by E.coli after eating rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's stores, t...

E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Chipotle Spreads To 3 More States

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Three new states today reported E. coli infections in the same strain as the Chipotle outbreak in the Pacific Northwest earlier this fall, according t...

4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Aggressive E. Coli Infection

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Oregon four-year-old Serena Profitt has died after fighting complications from a particularly aggressive E. coli infection she contracted about a week...

Multi-State E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Raw Clover Sprouts

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

(Adds locations of food outlets where sprouts were consumed) May 22 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials are investigating a multi-state ...

E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Jimmy John's

Posted 11.01.2013 | Business

At least eight people were sickened after eating sandwiches at Denver-area Jimmy John's that were contaminated with E. Coli bacteria. The Colorado...

10 MILLION Pounds Of Frozen Food Recalled Amid E. Coli Outbreak

Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living

A New York-based company has pulled more of its frozen food items off supermarket shelves across the country amid fears of E. Coli contamination. A...

6-State E. Coli Outbreak May Be Over, CDC Says

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home

By David Beasley ATLANTA, June 25 (Reuters) - A mysterious outbreak from a strain of E.coli bacteria may be over despite the number of people s...

What Are Superbugs Doing In Antarctica?

Posted 02.07.2012 | Green

From Russell McLendon and Mother Nature Network: Escherichia coli bacteria, better-known as E. coli, are common in the lower intestines of humans. ...

E. Coli-Contaminated Meat Distributed At SF Restaurants

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.12.2011 | San Francisco

On Tuesday, more than 375,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled at a Los Angeles company, Commercial Meat Co., due to possible E. coli contamination....

Feds Will Close Deadly Ground Beef Loophole

Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

The USDA will ban the sale of any ground beef tainted with the notorious "Big Six" strains of E. coli starting this March, the New York Times reports....

Feds May Soon Shut Deadly E. Coli Loophole

Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

One strange facet of discussion of this summer's unprecedented series of E. coli outbreaks has concerned the U.S. government's byzantine web of regula...

New Preservative Could Make Milk Last For Years

Posted 10.15.2011 | Home

This summer's rash of E. coli outbreaks have not come at an opportune time for prevention. Mandatory future cuts in federal spending threaten to slash...

Pilot Program Gives Food Safety Self-Policing Another Try

Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

Governments from China to New York have recently instituted more stringent food safety laws and guidelines, amidst growing fears over bacterial food c...

Crucial E. Coli Screening Program Axed By Congress

Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

Congress has passed a bill that would cut all funding from the Microbiological Data Program, which food safety experts call the United States' most im...

E. Coli and the Misuse of Antibiotics

Andrew Gunther | Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Gunther

E. coli is resistant to several classes of important antibiotics. And the consensus is that one of the most likely reasons for the development of this multiple-resistant strain is the misuse of antibiotics in intensive livestock farming systems.

Germany: Sprouts DID Cause E. Coli Outbreak

AP/The Huffington Post | KIRSTEN GRIESHABER and DAVID RISING | Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

BERLIN (AP) -- German vegetable sprouts caused the E. coli outbreak that has killed 31 people and sickened nearly 3,100, investigators announced Frida...

Marcus Baram

How Researchers Investigate The Source Of An Epidemic: Lots Of Detective Work, Add Science

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- After a few people turned up dead, officials sprang into action -- interviewing the next of kin, identifying suspects and pursuing leads. ...

100% Scared: How the National Security Complex Grows on Terrorism Fears

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

in terms of damage since 9/11, terror attacks have ranked above shark attacks but below just about anything else that could possibly be dangerous to Americans

Medium-Rare Burgers In The Age Of E. Coli

TIME | Posted 08.08.2011 | Home

Rarely has anything so small done so much to ruin so many hamburgers as E. coli bacteria has. It's not just the actual burgers they infect, it's the r...

A U.S. Response to the European E.coli Outbreak...

Barbara Kowalcyk | Posted 08.08.2011 | Home
Barbara Kowalcyk

One of the most troubling aspects of the ongoing outbreak in Europe is that it involves a strain of E. coli that often flies under the radar in the United States.

E. Coli Outbreak Could Be Deadliest Ever

Posted 08.03.2011 | World

BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – Racing to curb the spread of a killer food bug, Germany set up a national task force on Friday to hunt down the source of ...