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2007 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Davis Creek Meats and Seafood Company Beef Products, Michigan

In May, the Davis Creek Meats and Seafood Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan, recalled tenderized beef steaks and ground beef due to possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7. The recall was issued in response to a Michigan Department of Community Health investigation into the E. coli illnesses of two Michigan residents. The potentially contaminated beef products were distributed to Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2007
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Michigan
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Beef, Steak, Ground
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private Homes
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Davis Creek Meats and Seafood
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Yes
  • Total ill:
  • 2
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • No

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