E.coli outbreak at UoGuelph

August 5, 2008

There are 5 confirmed and at least 16 suspected cases of E.coli in connection with the University of Guelph's food services. The local health unit suspects an ill food handler contaminated some food before going home sick. The victims are believed to have been infected with the bacteria between July 21 and 25. According to a UoGuelph bulletin, the health unit says it's OK for the university to continue all its food service operations. UoGuelph Campus Bulletin | WDGHU News Release | Guelph Mercury