Another E. Coli. outbreak.

Friends,

Another food borne illness outbreak.

What is scary is that they know how to stop this. They know what causes it (feces) and they know the steps necessary to cut down the spread of disease – quit letting feces get into our foods ….

We are spending billions of dollars trying to stop terrorists from launching biological attacks on our soil.

The don’t tell us about that either do they?

And one of the greatest threats is E. Coli.

So, WHY ARE WE DOING THIS TO OUR OWN PEOPLE?

I wash my hands all the time. And it sickens me to see someone in the bathroom not washing their hands.

How does it make you feel?

Wayne

Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS

ATLANTA (CNN) — Federal health officials say 14 people in six states have been sickened by the same strain of E. coli over the past couple of months.

According to CDC spokeswoman Lola Russell, 14 cases of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O145 infection with the same DNA fingerprint were identified in six states. “Their illness onsets range from April 15 to May 12, 2012,” she said. “Three ill persons have been hospitalized. One death has been reported in Louisiana.”

Cases have been reported in Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama and Florida, according to local health departments and media reports. The CDC would not reveal which other two states were reporting cases.

Louisiana health officials would confirm only that one child died and two adults were sickened in the New Orleans area. CNN affiliate WWL reported that the child was 21-month-old Maelan Elizabeth Graffagnini, who fought the infection for weeks at a local…

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