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August 29, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Six patrons of a Sizzler were sickened by the E. coli bacteria, prompting health authorities in Seattle to close the restaurant and attempt to pinpoint the food involved. Five women and a 5-year-old boy fell ill after eating at a Sizzler in the Northgate neighborhood between Aug. 14 and 18. None were hospitalized and all are recovering, health authorities said. E. coli contamination also sickened patrons at a Sizzler restaurant in Corvallis, Ore., in early August.
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August 29, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Six patrons of a Sizzler were sickened by the E. coli bacteria, prompting health authorities in Seattle to close the restaurant and attempt to pinpoint the food involved. Five women and a 5-year-old boy fell ill after eating at a Sizzler in the Northgate neighborhood between Aug. 14 and 18. None were hospitalized and all are recovering, health authorities said. E. coli contamination also sickened patrons at a Sizzler restaurant in Corvallis, Ore., in early August.
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BUSINESS
January 21, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Fast-Food Chain Boosts Cooking Time After Poisonings: Jack in the Box restaurants in Washington state have increased the cooking time for their hamburgers after a wave of food poisoning cases linked to undercooked meat at the fast-food chain, state officials said. Supermarket chain Vons Cos. of Arcadia processed the hamburger meat for Jack in the Box, which is operated by San Diego-based Foodmaker Inc. Officials linked 25 more cases of food poisoning caused by a strain of E.
NEWS
February 2, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy imposed a department-wide job freeze and announced that he will cut the department's Washington bureaucracy before he approves a reduction in field offices. He also plans to address the recent problems with tainted beef. The job freeze, which was not publicly announced, came on Espy's first day in office, Jan. 22, and was coupled with his promise to review a George Bush Administration plan to close more than 1,200 Agriculture offices outside Washington.
NEWS
May 26, 2000 | From Associated Press
One of the worst E. coli outbreaks in North America killed its fifth victim here Thursday, as residents angrily questioned officials on how the bacterium entered their water supply. Hundreds of people in this southern Ontario town have been sickened by the potentially deadly germ, which was first detected in municipal well water last week. More than 50 people showed up for treatment or follow-up visits for E. coli infection Thursday, and six patients remained hospitalized here.
NEWS
February 3, 1993 | DOUG CONNER and DANIEL P. PUZO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy announced Tuesday that the Clinton Administration is preparing new initiatives to prevent the kind of food-borne bacterial poisoning that has claimed two lives and left hundreds ill in the West. Espy told government officials that he will present recommendations to a U.S. Senate subcommittee as early as Friday on ways to strengthen the department's food safety efforts, though he declined to specify what the recommendations would be.
SPORTS
May 2, 1998 | MAL FLORENCE
Dennis Rodman was impressed with the New Jersey Nets, to a degree, even though the Chicago Bulls swept them in three games. However, he was disturbed by Net Coach John Calipari--or whatever his name is. "They're a real hard-working team, but they've got a lot to learn," Rodman said. "They've got Calamari and--is his name Calamari? Calipari? Calimari? He talks too damn much. Let the kids play. It's all right to talk, but don't talk the whole damn game."
NEWS
September 11, 1999 | From Associated Press
Standing in the chilly drizzle, Wayne and Lori Aldrich released balloons Friday as they buried their 3-year-old daughter, Rachel, the first victim of what could turn out to be the worst E. coli outbreak in U.S. history. Then they headed back to the hospital to stand vigil over their 2-year-old daughter, Kaylea, who was struggling with kidney failure after sipping a glass of water with her sister on Aug. 28 at the Washington County Fair.
SPORTS
June 6, 1998 | RANDY HARVEY
With a demeanor to match his name, Real Quiet would seem like the perfect next-door neighbor. Silver Charm, who is his next-door neighbor in Bob Baffert's barn at Churchill Downs, couldn't disagree more and, quite frankly, has seldom been happier than when Real Quiet finally shipped out Wednesday to Belmont Park for today's Belmont Stakes. When they first met last year at Churchill Downs, it seemed like the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
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