Dangerous bacteria found in ground meat samples, Consumer Reports tests show
How safe is the ground meat you feed your family? Consumer Reports tested hundreds of samples of ground beef, chicken, pork and turkey and found dangerous and potentially deadly bacteria in some samples purchased from stores around the country.
Over 40,000 pounds of ground beef recalled due to E. coli concerns
A New Jersey company is recalling nearly 43,000 pounds of raw ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the US Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday. The raw ground beef products produced by Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a company in Swedesboro, New Jersey, were shipped to retail locations nationwide, according to FSIS. The recalled products were produced on June 1 and have the establishment number "EST. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there are 265,000 STEC infections each year in the United States. If found, the product should be thrown away or returned to place of purchase, according to FSIS.
E. coli discovered in Fair Oaks Ranch raw water well
The K3 raw water well had a sample test positive for E. Coli in Fair Oaks Ranch, city officials confirmed on Friday. Raw water is a mix of groundwater, rainwater and water from wells. The water is tested as a precautionary measure prior to the water entering the distribution system. It must pass all sample tests before going back into service. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has been notified of the situation, city officials said.
Should you eat your leafy greens?
SAN ANTONIO – If you think you can’t go wrong eating leafy greens like lettuce, kale and spinach, you’re mostly right, according to Consumer Reports. Leafy greens are rich in nutrients, but they can also carry contaminants like E. coli. Eat this fish, seafood for best nutritionBacteria that comes from animal feces, which can get onto the foods we eat. Many greens, especially romaine lettuce, are grown in California and Arizona. So, should you stop eating leafy greens?
E. coli in seven states linked to Costco chicken salad
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco rotisserie chicken salad may be life threatening. Nineteen people in seven states across the country have become sick, with two developing kidney failure. No deaths are reported, but health officials say this outbreak is more dangerous than the illness that forced dozens of Chipotle restaurants to close. Dr. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the risks.cbsnews.com
Chipotle's E. coli breaks out on the East coast
The growing E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurant has officials saying the bacterial has now infected restaurant goers in three more states: California, New York, and Ohio. That’s in addition to previously confirmed cases in Washington, Oregon and Minnesota. Carter Evans reports.cbsnews.com
Major supermarkets recall bottled water for potential E. coli contamination
U.S. water bottling company Niagara Bottling says E. coli has been found in one of its spring water sources, leading many major supermarket chains to recall their products. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Kristine Johnson discuss the recallcbsnews.com