E. coli Illnesses in Oakland County likely related to Ground Beef

In a recent press release issued, The Michigan Departments of Community Health (MDCH) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), along with local health departments in Oakland, Kent, Livingston, and Ottawa counties, are investigating a cluster of recent illnesses due to the bacteria E. coli O157. There is one confirmed case of an Oakland County resident who acquired the illness in Ohio. Five confirmed Shiga-toxin producing E. coli O157 illnesses have been reported in adults between 20-41 … [Read more...]