2019 E. coli Outbreak Linked to Ground Bison Produced by Northfork Bison Distributions, Inc. – Epi Curve

Final Update

Posted September 13, 2019 at 4:00 PM ET

This outbreak appears to be over. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is an important cause of illness in the United States. Find more information about steps you can take to reduce your risk of infection on the E. coli and Food Safety web page.

People infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 and E. coli O121, by date of illness onset*

Epi curve of people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli, by date of illness onset, as of September 6, 2019

*n=33 for whom illness onset information was reported as of September 13, 2019. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

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