E. coli

Triumph the Carnival Cruise Line ship that had thousands stranded without power or working toilets (credit: CBS)

Dr. Dave: ‘Ship Is Floating Petri Dish’

CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida said the conditions on board the embattled Carnival Cruise ship that lost power and had passengers sleeping on the deck and using garbage bags instead of the toilets can be dangerous.


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Taylor Farms Issues E. coli Baby Spinach Recall

A California company is recalling packages of baby spinach that could be contaminated with E. coli.


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Team Studying How To Make Biofuels From E. Coli

A team led by University of Colorado Boulder has won a five-year, $9.2 million grant for research on how to manipulate E. coli to produce cost-competitive biofuels.


Windsor Lake is closed to swimmers until further notice (credit: CBS)

Weld Co. Residents Upset Over Late Lake Closure Notice

Some Weld County residents are asking why it took several days to close Windsor Lake to swimmers after initial reports that people were getting sick.


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San Luis Goes Under Boil Order After E. Coli Found

People in San Luis are being warned not to drink the water.


Red Cross Distributing Bottled Water In San Luis

The American Red Cross is distributing bottled water to residents of San Luis, after the town’s drinking water supply tested positive for E. coli.


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Ready Pac Recalls 5K Cases Of Bagged Salads

Ready Pac Foods has recalled more than 5,000 cases of bagged salad because of a possible E. coli contamination.


Cantaloupe (credit: CBS)

Cantaloupe Outbreak Could Be Deadliest In A Decade

As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, health officials say — a death toll that would make the food outbreak the deadliest in more than a decade.


A "closed" sign at the beach (credit: CBS)

Chatfield’s Swim Beach Closed For 4th Time This Summer

A popular beach for swimming near the Denver metro area is closed once again because of high levels of E. coli.


A "closed" sign at the beach (credit: CBS)

Beach At Chatfield Reservoir Back Open After E. Coli Problem

Some good news for swimmers — the beach at Chatfield Reservoir is finally back open on Tuesday.




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