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E. coli Outbreak Traced to Longhorn Steakhouse in Ohio

At least 5 people who ate at the Longhorn Steakhouse restaurant between December 10 and 15, 2012 became ill with E. coli infections, according to the Hamilton County Health Department.

Salad suspected source of E. coli outbreak at Longhorn Steakhouse

Leafy greens have been identified as the source of multiple E. coli outbreaks in the last 20 years. In October and November of 2012, dozens of people became ill after eating E. coli-contaminated salad and spinach mix purchased at supermarkets in the northeastern U.S.

E. coli symptoms

Symptoms of E. coli infection include painful abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Diarrhea can become so severe that it is bloody to the naked eye.

E. coli can cause hemolytic uremic syndrome, a complication that can cause kidney failure and central nervous system impairment.

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