A total of 13 cases of E. coli have been reported in our state recently. The Department of Health’s Mike Schommer says that seven of the people with the infections reported eating at Applebee’s restaurants in Minnesota between June 24th and 27th. As a precaution, Applebee’s is removing the Oriental Chicken Salad from all of its menus at Minnesota locations. Four of the 13 people who became ill were hospitalized, and they have all recovered or are recovering. Schommer says syptoms of E. coli 0111 typically include stomach cramps and bloody stools.