USA- STEC E.coli Petting Zoo’s- O157

St George News

Prompted by a father whose daughter contracted E. coli and by a subsequent wave of social media claims and questions, St. George News investigated rumors that Staheli Family Farm was ground zero for an outbreak of the disease.The father, Jess Reagan, expressed his concern over the risk to the public posed by one particular strain of the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli –known as 0157:H7 – which has reportedly infected several individuals who visited petting zoos, corn mazes and farms in Utah.

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