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.
The Macomb County Health Department has ordered the closure of the beach at St. Clair Shores Memorial Park.
The Health Department has warned competitors in a local triathlon that their kayak race, scheduled to take place on Lake St. Clair on Saturday, would put them in close contact with e-coli – but the games will go on.
U.S. health officials are keeping watch on the E.coli outbreak in Europe which has left more than 1,500 people ill and 18 dead.
Michigan company is recalling about 900 pounds of ground beef over concerns of E. coli bacteria contamination.