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New <i>E Coli</i> Outbreak Likely Linked to Jimmy John's
Health officials are investigation an outbreak of E coli in 5 states with a suspected link to clover sprouts served at Jimmy John’s restaurants.
FDA Sends Warning Letter to Jimmy John's Over Multiple Food-Borne Outbreaks
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent the sandwich chain a warning letter over citing involvement in several outbreaks of Salmonella and Escherichia coli over the past 7 years.
CDC Announces <i>E Coli</i> Outbreak Likely Linked to Romaine
CDC officials have notified the public of an ongoing investigation regarding a multistate outbreak of E coli O157:H7 infections likely linked to romaine lettuce.
Patient Dies After Receiving FMT Capsules Contaminated With ESBL E Coli
After receiving FMT capsules containing drug resistant ESBL E coli, 2 patients developed severe illness with 1 patient death.  
 
Resolved <i>E coli</i> Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
While the outbreak appears to be over, health officials are alerting the public and encouraging continued improvement of industry practices.
 
New Class of Antibiotics Disrupts Outer Membrane of Gram-Negative Bacteria
Amidst growing concern about antibiotic resistance, a new class of antibiotics may help in the fight against gram-negative bacteria.
Tracing ESBL <i>E coli</i> in the UK: Human Hygiene Contributes More to Infection Than Food Chain
Comparisons between strains show little crossover between ESBL-E coli in meat and in humans.
1 Child Dead in Cluster of <i>E coli</i> Cases Linked to San Diego County Fair
Four children have been diagnosed with Shiga-toxin producing E coli following a visit to the San Diego County Fair during the month of June.
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