E. Coli

High bacteria levels in Ashland Creek

Ashland, Ore. – Despite warning signs, many adults and children were still enjoying Ashland Creek today. The creek is being called “unsafe” after water tests came back positive with high levels of bacteria, specifically E. coli. “The E. coli levels generally will …

Elevated levels of E. coli in Ashland Creek

Ashland, Ore. — If you were heading to Lithia Park’s Ashland Creek this weekend you may not want to get too close. Ashland Parks and Recreation said there’s an elevated level of E. coli bacteria. They’re recommending no one wade, bathe, or …

Chipotle closes doors for meeting on food safety

Medford, Ore. — Medford’s Chipotle closed its doors on Monday for a company-wide meeting on food safety. The closing follows outbreaks of norovirus and E. coli that resulted in hundreds of customers getting sick. About 50,000 employees were expected to attend the …

Chipotle closes 14 restaurants in Portland area

Portland, Ore. — 12 people are being treated for E. Coli linked to eating at Portland-area Chipotle restaurants. That’s three more cases than were first reported on Saturday, according to the Oregon Health Authority. No one has died. Chipotle has closed at …