E. coli

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Boil Order Issued For Water In Bloomfield Township, N.J.

A boil order has been issued in Bloomfield Township, New Jersey, after E. coli bacteria were found in water samples.

07/11/2014

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Flying The Filthy Skies: New Research Shows That Bacteria Thrives In Airplane Cabins

Researchers exposed six airplane surfaces to both bacterias. The exposed surfaces included arm rests, leather seats, tray tables, seat pockets, window shades, and toilet handles.

05/20/2014

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Report: Some Of City’s Rooftop Water Tanks Are Plagued With Contaminants

A dozen city buildings have been slapped with fines, after a newspaper investigation discovered contaminants in their rooftop water tanks.

01/27/2014

/file - A lab technician holds a bacteria culture that shows a positive infection of enterohemorrhagic E. coli, also known as the EHEC bacteria, from a patient at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf on June 2, 2011 in Hamburg, Germany. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Rich Products Recalls Various Frozen Foods Due To E. Coli Concern

The potential contamination is in products with “best by” dates ranging from Jan. 1-Sept. 2014.

04/05/2013

Lettuce-Recall

New York, New Jersey Included In Romaine Lettuce Recall

The recall is being conducted in consultation with FDA and was based on the testing of a random sample by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. There have been no reported illnesses associated with consumption of this product.

08/20/2012

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E. Coli Concerns Lead To Beef Recall In NY, Other States

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. of Dakota City, Neb., recalled 10-pound chubs of chuck fine ground beef 80/20, packed in cases containing eight chubs.

12/18/2011

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

FILE - Water comes to a boil on a gas stove. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Nassau County

Health officials in Nassau County are warning residents to boil water before using after the dangerous bacteria E-coli was found in the water supply.

07/21/2011

Faucet (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Nyack Area Ordered To Boil Water After High Levels Of Coliform Bacteria Found

About 15,000 customers in several suburban New York communities are being advised to boil their water due to the presence of high levels of coliform bacteria.

06/22/2011

Hamburgers Cooking (file / credit: AP)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Wants Tougher Food Safety Procedures In America

A sure sign of summer is a nice juicy hamburger being cooked on the grill. But, before you put the ketchup on, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants to make sure it’s safe.

06/07/2011

Ground Beef (credit: AP)

Possible E. Coli-Contaminated Beef Recalled

Did you see the story on CBS 2 this morning about the possibility of beef contaminated by E. Coli? Inquiries regarding the recall should be directed to Lucienne Adams of First Class Foods at 310-676-2500.

12/31/2010

Ground Beef (credit: AP)

Beef Possibly Contaminated By E. Coli Recalled

A California company is recalling approximately 34,373 pounds of organic ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria, federal officials said Thursday.

12/31/2010

Scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli, grown in culture and adhered to a coverslip. AP Photo

High Levels Of E. Coli Found In NJ Town’s Water

Most residents in a western New Jersey town are waiting to learn when they can again drink water without boiling it.

11/01/2010

Ground Beef (credit: AP)

Feds Tie N.Y. E-Coli Case To Recalled Beef

Authorities say a Pennsylvania company has recalled about 8,500 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli.

08/28/2010