- E. coli Fact Sheet and Food Safety Guide
This Parent Food Safety Guide for E. coli is part of Marler Clark’s on-going effort to end the need for E. coli litigation in this country. Until then, please download, print, or bookmark for quick reference.
Featured Consumer Resources
- The Virtual Museum of Bacteria: E. coli O157:H7
- Provides pictures of E. coli bacteria, and links to other photo sources, fact sheets, lectures, and scientific sites about E. coli O157:H7.
- The E. coli Index
- The E. coli index was started at the University of York, UK. The site developed over time into a comprehensive resource on E. coli. With a large section on pathogenic E. coli, the site was improved by the addition of what is now 'Echobase'. Echobase was created to provide information about characterizations of new E. coli genes.
- Family Doctor: E. coli
- The American Academy of Family Physicians’ site, with facts about E. coli infection, ranging from symptoms, complications, detection, and treatment.
- “What the heck is an E. coli?”
- Written by a University of Kansas professor, this page is designed to educate readers on what exactly E. coli is, where it came from, and why it appears in the news.
- Centers for Disease Control: Frequently Asked Questions about Escherichia coli O157:H7
- Answers questions such as: How common is E. coli? What sort of germ is E. coli? How is the infection diagnosed? How does food or water get contaminated with E. coli? What can be done to prevent the infection? What are public health agencies doing to prevent or control E. coli?