Sacramento County Investigating Cluster of E. Coli Cases

July 31, 2015

A non-expanding cluster of seven likely E. coli O157:H7cases are being investigated by the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services.   Department spokesperson Laura McCasland told Food Safety News that four of the seven who tested positive for E. coli first exhibited symptoms for the pathegon.

McCasland said department investigators do not believe they are dealing with an ongoing outbreak.  While the source had not yet been identified, they have no evidence that any retail grocery store is involved.

Food Safety News first learned of the Sacramento County outbreak from a reader who claims to have two children…