E coli

Recent News

May 14, 2015

Foodborne illness report shows successes, challenges

E coli and some Salmonella infections dropped, but Campylobacter and Vibrio cases increased.

May 11, 2015

News Scan for May 11, 2015

Avian flu in Burkina, Turkey, Taiwan
Drug-resistant typhoid
More chikungunya
Plague drug approved
Washington state E coli
Measles in France
May 01, 2015

News Scan for May 01, 2015

Nepal diarrheal outbreak prevention
Saudi MERS case
STEC outbreak in Washington
S aureus in swine workers
Neglected diseases in Africa
Apr 27, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 27, 2015

More Ohio botulism cases
Bacteria in frozen shrimp
Apr 16, 2015

News Scan for Apr 16, 2015

Canadian E coli outbreak
Recent US vCJD case
Apr 02, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 02, 2015

Global threat of foodborne disease
USDA food safety grants
Feb 24, 2015

Feds roll out new way to analyze food outbreak data

US agencies reported on what they billed as an improved method for sifting food outbreak data.

Jan 28, 2015

News Scan for Jan 28, 2015

Private-public pandemic prep
MERS case in Riyadh
Foodborne outbreaks in Europe
Dec 10, 2014

News Scan for Dec 10, 2014

Outbreaks from raw milk up
Malaria mortality sinking
9-strain HPV vaccine
Neonate Legionnaires' death
Nov 19, 2014

News Scan for Nov 19, 2014

More Saudi MERS deaths
Meningococcal B vaccine available
Non-O157 E coli testing
Global sanitation challenges

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Berry ED, Wells JE, Bono JL, et al. Effect of proximity to a cattle feedlot on Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination of leafy greens and evaluation of the potential for airborne transmission. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014 (published online Dec 1)

FDA. Evaluating the effectiveness of new animal drugs for the reduction of pathogenic Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in cattle. (Guidance for industry) Feb 23, 2015

Gurnee EA, Ndao IM, Johnson JR, et al. Gut colonization of healthy children and their mothers with pathogenic ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli. J Infect Dis 2015 (published online May 12)

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