Chicago Carbon Live Fire E. coli Outbreak and Lawsuits
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) identified an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), impacting at least 67 Chicago residents. As part of the CDPH investigation, Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill located at 300 W. 26th Street has been linked to the outbreak. Following a request from CDPH, Carbón closed voluntarily and is fully cooperating with the investigation. At least 16 individuals have been hospitalized as part of this outbreak. One of the leading symptoms caused by STEC is diarrhea, including bloody diarrhea. Infection can also lead to more serious complications. Marler Clark represents 32 people sickened in this outbreak.