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.
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.
Four people contracted E. coli after eating at a west suburban restaurant, which has since been closed, DuPage County health officials said.
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.
An increase in bacteria levels in Lake Michigan has resulted in some warnings for swimmers.
The City of Evanston has closed all of its lakefront beaches for the day, after water tests showed dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria.
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.
Thanksgiving means a time for food and gratitude, but public health officials say safety should be a top priority too.
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.
A Chicago food company has recalled more than 200 pounds of ground beef patties that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.