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MDH: Pumpkin Patch Petting Zoo Infects 3 Children With E. Coli

Three people have confirmed E. coli infections from a Minnesota pumpkin patch petting zoo, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The three cases are all children – from 15 months old to 7 years old – and one child is hospitalized with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of an E. coli infection characterized by kidney failure.

10/26/2013

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Costco Recalls Ground Beef Due To Possible E. Coli

A local Costco is recalling an undetermined amount of lean fresh ground beef due to the possibility that it could be contaminated with E. coli, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

10/23/2013

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Health Concerns Closing Fair Petting Zoos

When you head to the fair, there are some guaranteed things you’ll enjoy — the food, carnival games and the livestock.

07/30/2013

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Minneapolis Beaches Closed After E. Coli Threat

Officials said the 32nd Beach at Lake Calhoun was closed on Monday after enough E. coli bacteria was found to put the general public at risk. The Hiawatha Beach was also closed because of E. coli concerns.

07/25/2013

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Health Officials Say 3 E. Coli Cases Linked To Lake Minnetonka

State health officials said Friday at least three people have been diagnosed with E. coli from swimming near Big Island on Lake Minnetonka over the Fourth of July holiday. Health officials said the illnesses happened with young adults that were all within the seven-county Twin Cities metro.

07/19/2013

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E. Coli Closes Lakeville Beach

A Minnesota beach is closed after tests showed high bacteria levels. The City of Lakeville detected high levels of E. Coli Friday at Valley Lake beach.

07/07/2012

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MPRB: Lake Harriet Beach Reopened After Bacteria Test

A beach on Lake Harriet reopened Thursday after being temporarily closed after levels of E. coli bacteria exceeding state guidelines were found in the water earlier this week.

06/14/2012

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Lake Harriet Beach Could Reopen This Weekend

A swimming beach at Lake Harriet is still closed because of E. Coli bacteria. And more beaches are being tested.

06/13/2012

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Lake Harriet Southeast Beach Temporarily Closed

The Lake Harriet Southeast Beach is temporarily closed, due to high bacteria levels, according to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

06/12/2012

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Wis. Student Treated For E.coli

Health officials say a middle school student in the Monona Grove School District has been diagnosed and treated for an E. coli infection.

10/07/2011

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E. Coli Scare Prompts Ground Beef Recall

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Wednesday.

09/28/2011

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Cargill Sues Omaha Meatpacker Over 2007 Recall

Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha meatpacking plant over a 2007 beef recall.

08/05/2011

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Lake Hiawatha Closed To Swimmers

Lake Hiawatha in south Minneapolis has been closed to swimming because of high bacteria levels.

07/26/2011

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Judge Won’t Hold Minn. Dairy Farmer In Contempt

A judge has dismissed a contempt of court allegation against a south-central Minnesota farmer accused of sickening 15 people with contaminated raw milk products.

03/10/2011

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E. Coli Cases In 3 States Traced To Hazelnuts

Minnesota officials say recent cases of E. coli infection in three states are linked to eating in-shell hazelnuts, also known as filberts.

03/04/2011

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