The little E. coli breakout that was originally thought to be limited to Michigan State University’s campus has now been linked with several sporadic cases across the state of Michigan including 5 cases at the Lenawee County Jail. Health Department officials are continuing the traceback effort to find the source of the bacteria. According to… Continue reading MSU’s E. coli Outbreak- not just MSU
Tag: foodborne illness
Saw this today and just had to write about it. From CNN (link: http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/08/19/tapeworm.suit.ap/index.html) CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) — A man who contends he got a 9-foot tapeworm after eating undercooked fish has sued a Chicago restaurant. In the lawsuit filed Monday, Anthony Franz said he ordered salmon salad for lunch from Shaw’s Crab House in… Continue reading Tapeworm Tango
E. coli for everyone!
The big news, its another beef recall due to E. coli. And not just any ole’ bug, but the O157:H7 variety of E. coli. From the linked article: The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday said Omaha meat packing company Nebraska Beef Ltd is recalling 1.2 million pounds of beef because it may be contaminated with… Continue reading E. coli for everyone!
Hoomans iz stoopid
Since I was out of town last week, I didn’t get around to reading the June 25th edition of City Pulse until today. I came right home and wrote this post after reading this article about the street food vendors in Downtown Lansing. The Council has instructed Clinton Tarver, who sells hot dogs in front… Continue reading Hoomans iz stoopid
Burgers Gone Bad
This was initially reported in the press last week. On June 18, the Michigan Department of Community Health noted a sharp increase in E. coli cases for the month of June. Normally reports for this time of year average 10 per month. By the time of the press release, there were 29 cases and many… Continue reading Burgers Gone Bad