An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections from fresh spinach has been in the news.
Works on the incidence of disease-causing infections of Escherichia coli in humans are classed in 614.57 Bacterial diseases. Comprehensive medical works on disease-causing infections of Escherichia coli in humans are classed in 616.926 Escherichia coli infections. Subdivisions may be added to 616.926 for works that focus on a specific strain of bacteria, e.g., 616.926075 Diagnosis of E. coli O157:H7 infections (built with 07 from 075-079 Diagnosis, prognosis, death, immunity in the add table under 616.1-616.9 Specific diseases plus 5 from 616.075 Diagnosis and prognosis).
Works on public safety programs to reduce hazards from contaminated foods are classed in 363.192 Foods, e.g., 363.19264 Food inspection (built with 64 Inspection and testing from the add table under 362-363 Specific social problems and services). Works that focus on specific kinds of food such as fresh vegetables are classed in 363.1929 Specific foods.