E. coli outbreak News

Expanding E. Coli Outbreak Prompts Warning of Sales Slide from Chipotle

Chipotle said Friday that an outbreak of E. coli linked to its restaurants sent sales plummeting by as much as 22 percent in recent weeks and that it could no longer reasonably estimate sales for next year. The Denver-based chain …

More Cases May Be Reported in Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak in Pacific Northwest

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., which is revamping its food-supply standards in the wake of an E. coli outbreak that sickened dozens, said additional cases may be reported as states provide data to federal agencies. The illnesses, which the Centers for …

Search For Source of Chipotle E.Coli in Pacific Northwest Faces Big Hurdles

Investigators looking into the E. coli outbreak at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. restaurants face “significant challenges” in finding the source of the sickness, a U.S. food safety detective said. E. coli has sickened more than 40 people who ate at …

South Carolina Requests Federal Evaluation on Day Care E.Coli Outbreak Response

South Carolina’s public health department has asked federal officials to evaluate both the agency’s response to an E. coli outbreak that killed one child at a Greenwood day care facility and its infectious disease programs overall. Department of Health and …

3 More Test Positive for E. Coli from South Carolina Daycare Outbreak

Health officials say testing has found three more cases of E. coli from an outbreak at a Greenwood day care center that has now sickened 11 and killed a 2-year-old boy. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control …

Officials: South Carolina Day Care Linked to 8 E. Coli Cases, One Child Death

South Carolina health officials say an eighth case of E. coli has been traced to a daycare center that’s now temporarily closed. Officials announced the eighth case Monday night. They say at least one child appears to have died from …

Michigan Farm Owner Lands Prison Sentence over Bad Cider

A northern Michigan man could spend up to four years in prison after improperly processed apple cider he made led to an E. coli outbreak and hospital stays for two adults and two children. James Ruster is the first person …