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Los Burritos restaurant in Lombard. (Credit: CBS)

E. Coli Patients Suing Lombard Restaurant

The number of E. coli cases tied to a west suburban restaurant is growing. The DuPage County Health Department tells CBS 2 there are 11 confirmed cases now and 10 additional probable cases.

06/20/2013

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Teen Says He Got E. Coli From Burrito At Lombard Restaurant

A local teen says he got sick because of a burrito he ate from a local restaurant that’s now the focus of an e coli outbreak.

06/18/2013

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Four Contract E Coli After Eating At Lombard Restaurant

Four people contracted E. coli after eating at a west suburban restaurant, which has since been closed, DuPage County health officials said.

06/17/2013

Some pet experts advise raw diets for animals, though not everyone is sold on them. (CBS)

Some Pet Owners Swear By Raw Diets For Their Animals

The food contains meat, organs, bone, and in some cases vegetables and fruit, all ground together and sold frozen. Just thaw it out and serve it up.

08/09/2012

Check Chicago’s ‘Swim Report’ Before Hitting The Beach

An increase in bacteria levels in Lake Michigan has resulted in some warnings for swimmers.

07/25/2012

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All Evanston Beaches Closed Due To High Bacteria Levels

The City of Evanston has closed all of its lakefront beaches for the day, after water tests showed dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

63rd Street Beach

City To End Most Swimming Bans At Beaches, Which Open Friday

Chicago beaches open for the summer on Friday, and the Park District says this year, you can expect to see fewer days when swimming is forbidden.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2012

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Health Officials Offer Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving means a time for food and gratitude, but public health officials say safety should be a top priority too.

11/21/2011

E. Coli

Pathologist: Source Of E. Coli Outbreak Will Be Hard To Find

The deadliest e. coli outbreak in modern history, centered in Germany, has now killed 23 people and sickened more than 2,200 – including four in the United States.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

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Ground Beef Recalled Due To E. Coli Contamination

A Chicago food company has recalled more than 200 pounds of ground beef patties that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

WBBM Newsradio–01/06/2011