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.
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.
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.
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.
A swimming beach at Lake Harriet is still closed because of E. Coli bacteria. And more beaches are being tested.
The Lake Harriet Southeast Beach is temporarily closed, due to high bacteria levels, according to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
Health officials say a middle school student in the Monona Grove School District has been diagnosed and treated for an E. coli infection.
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.
Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha meatpacking plant over a 2007 beef recall.
Lake Hiawatha in south Minneapolis has been closed to swimming because of high bacteria levels.
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.
Minnesota officials say recent cases of E. coli infection in three states are linked to eating in-shell hazelnuts, also known as filberts.
State officials want a southern Minnesota dairy farmer accused of selling E. coli-contaminated unpasteurized milk found in contempt of court.
We hear about E. Coli in spinach, listeria in celery, and salmonella in sprouts. And our best defense is something we as consumers have been doing for decades: running fruits and vegetables under water. But does washing produce really do anything?
Minnetonka-based Cargill Corporation has recalled ground beef linked to illnesses from a rare strain of E. coli.