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More Than 130,000 Lbs. of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Deadly E. Coli Contamination

More Than 130,000 Lbs. of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Deadly E. Coli Contamination

Health
Those affected reported feeling sick between July 5 and July 25. Colorado-based meat producer Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling over 130,000 lbs. of ground beef products due to a possible E. coli contamination. The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall on Wednesday following reports of a death and 17 people falling ill with E.Coli. Those affected reported feeling sick between July 5 and July 25 and after an investigation, the government organization confirmed that the “probable source” of the outbreak was Cargill Meat. The contaminated products, which were distributed nationwide, were packaged and produced on June 21, and were...
Contamination in ex-spy case ups pressure on UK to act

Contamination in ex-spy case ups pressure on UK to act

World
The health implications of the nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy and his adult daughter broadened Sunday when British officials conceded that limited traces of contamination were found in a restaurant and a pub in Salisbury, a city in England. Public health officials said the risk of others being sickened by the chemicals that put the father and daughter in critical condition a week ago was very low. But they advised people who had patronized the businesses during a two-day period to wash their clothes, double-bag articles for dry cleaning, and to wipe down items like jewelry. "It's really important to understand the general public should not be concerned. There is, on the evidence currently, a very low risk." Dr. Jenny Harries of Public Health England said during a news conference. ...