10 sick; Texas E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef from local restaurant

The source of the E. coli outbreak in Brazos County, Texas, has been linked to ground beef from a local restaurant, according to a press release from the Brazos County Health Department.

Health types won’t release the name of the restaurant but say it fully co-rare.hamburgeroperated during the investigation.

Five cases of E. coli were confirmed in Brazos County. Five other cases were investigated due to the criteria of symptoms, but they have not been confirmed.

“Control measures have been implemented to prevent further cases including mandatory glove use by employees and continuous monitoring by BCHD,” said the Health Department in a press release.