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Ecoli Outbreak

6-State E. Coli Outbreak Sickens 14, Kills 1

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.08.2012 | Food

ATLANTA — A mysterious and scattered outbreak of the E. coli bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses, including a child's death, health officials say...

Seeds Blamed For Europe E. Coli Outbreak Still On Sale

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 09.04.2011 | Food

LONDON — Egyptian sprout seeds blamed for a massive and deadly E. coli outbreak are still on the market and were shipped to more European countr...

Why It Takes So Long To Find The Source Of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Barbara Kowalcyk | Posted 08.29.2011 | Food
Barbara Kowalcyk

Investigating foodborne illness is a really tough thing to do. It takes a lot of time, rarely follows a linear path and often is unsuccessful. It's not surprising, since the deck is stacked against the investigator.

New USDA Food Safety Ad Campaign: Clean, Cook, Chill, Separate

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 08.28.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON -- Clean. Cook. Chill. Separate. That's the message of a new U.S. government campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling in the wake...

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. ...

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

Barbara Kowalcyk | Posted 08.08.2011 | Food
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.

Marcus Baram

Mixed Messages Over E. Coli Outbreak Could Make Crisis Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- The conflicting claims over the source of the deadliest E. coli outbreak in living memory have not only confused consumers around the glob...

Food Safety We Need More Than a Band Aid

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Andrew Gunther

As the egg recall fades, I took a look at exactly what went on? Reality is. has anything really changed is anything going to change? Or as I fear it will be buisiness as usual?