Meat at a Quebec restaurant leads to 7 cases of E. coli

Quebec's Ministry of Health confirms that there have been seven recent cases of E. coli that can all be traced back to the same restaurant.

Five Quebecers and two people from out of province fell ill after eating at a restaurant

Quebec's Ministry of Health says inspectors have visited the restaurant linked to seven cases of E. coli poisoning.

Quebec's Ministry of Health confirms that there have been seven recent cases of E. coli that can all be traced back to the same restaurant.

The ministry will not identify the restaurant, or say which city it is in.

An official also refused to comment on the severity of the cases. A ministry spokeswoman confirmed 7 people fell ill — five Quebecers and two people from out of province.

The ministry says the cases date back to early December and that there is no risk to the public now.

Inspectors visited the restaurant in question.

Every year, there are about 100 cases of E. coli poisoning in Quebec.

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