The results are in from the most recent tests on the stinky “muck” that collected along the Lake St. Clair shoreline a year ago.
A Michigan community that’s fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.
A U-M researcher says more than one in five Great Lakes beach closing orders based on bacteria concerns may be unnecessary, and he’s testing that idea this summer.
From tiny villages in developing nations to suburban kitchens in the United States, dangerous strains of E. coli bacteria sicken millions of people each year. Now, new research from the University of Michigan Health System gives scientists a better understanding of what is going on in the diarrhea-wracked guts of its victims, and what might be done to prevent or treat it.
There are two confirmed cases of E.coli and five suspected cases here in Michigan and health officials say sprouts may be to blame.
Michigan health officials have issued a public health alert after a recent outbreak of E. coli was confirmed.
The “No Swimming” signs also remain up at Blossom Heath beach because bacteria levels are too high.
Meat packing companies in Detroit are being affected by a recall of beef. And, at least three major grocery store chains – Kroger, Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. and Publix Super Markets – have recalled some of their ground beef packages.
A public health alert has been issued after cases of E. coli illness have been linked to ground beef from a Michigan meat processor.
Lansing-based Neogen Corp. Thursday announced the development of a breakthrough pathogen detection and identification technology that provides next day, DNA-specific test results for seven pathogenic E. coli strains.