‘Fast-moving’ E. coli outbreak prompts CDC investigation

Public health officials are investigating a “fast-moving” outbreak of Escherichia coli, or E. coli, that has sickened at least 15 people in Michigan and 14 in Ohio, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced (opens in new tab) Wednesday (Aug. 17). So far, nine people out of the 29 infected have required hospitalization […]

Listeria outbreak that sickened 23 people tied to ice cream brand

A Listeria outbreak that resulted in 22 hospitalizations and one death has been linked to an ice cream brand called Big Olaf Creamery, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced (opens in new tab) July 2. Big Olaf Creamery, based in Sarasota, Florida, is voluntarily contacting stores to “recommend against selling their ice […]