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18 E. Coli Cases in Five States Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts

Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, E-Coli, raw clover sprouts, food, health, news, risks, safety )

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The latest update from the U.S. CDC reports that, as of June 27, 2014, a total of 18 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) have been reported from from five states.

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Birgit W (160)
Sunday June 29, 2014, 6:54 am
Thanks for sharing.

Richelle R (62)
Sunday June 29, 2014, 3:14 pm
Thanks for the info, esp since I live in WA. I wish we were told where & how it originated...from animal waste, mishandling, bad storage...???

Rhonda B (99)
Monday June 30, 2014, 2:16 am
Noted. Thank you Carrie.

Past Member (0)
Monday June 30, 2014, 11:52 am
This company was also investigated in 2011 for possible contamination. It seems the problem is unsanitary conditions overall.

Krista Slavin (195)
Monday June 30, 2014, 8:27 pm
I had never heard of raw clover sprouts but of course had to read the article because it mentioned Michigan.

reft h (66)
Monday June 30, 2014, 11:30 pm
I used to eat sprouts, I don't anymore

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Monday June 30, 2014, 11:33 pm
Thanks Carrie for the info. Noted.

Sandra Penna (135)
Tuesday July 1, 2014, 4:07 am
thanks for sharing.

. (0)
Tuesday July 1, 2014, 6:58 am
Noted. Always grow your own.

Kathleen R (138)
Tuesday July 1, 2014, 9:39 am
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