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Lake Saint Clair (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Leaders Seek Remedy For Lake St. Clair Muck

The results are in from the most recent tests on the stinky “muck” that collected along the Lake St. Clair shoreline a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority employee, Josh McManus sets up one of the fake coyotes at Thompson Lake to help keep the Canadian Geese away.  (credit: Debbie Mikula)

Fake Coyotes Cause Scare At Michigan Beach

A Michigan community that’s fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study Tests Model To Cut Unneeded Beach Closings

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.

08/21/2012

‘Gut’-Throat Competition: Research On Digestive Bacteria Yields Surprising Findings

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012

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New Cases Of E. Coli Linked To Clover Sprouts

There are two confirmed cases of E.coli and five suspected cases here in Michigan and health officials say sprouts may be to blame.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

State Issues Public Health Alert After E-Coli Outbreak

Michigan health officials have issued a public health alert after a recent outbreak of E. coli was confirmed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2012

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Metro Beach Closed Due To E. Coli

The “No Swimming” signs also remain up at Blossom Heath beach because bacteria levels are too high.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

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Tainted Beef Leads To Recall

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2011

E. coli Illnesses Linked To Tainted Michigan Meat

A public health alert has been issued after cases of E. coli illness have been linked to ground beef from a Michigan meat processor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011

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New Neogen Product Speeds Detection Of E. Coli

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011

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