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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 )

Carrie
- 176 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
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. (152)
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...???
 

Catman P. (943)
Sunday June 29, 2014, 9:31 pm
ty
 

Rhonda B. (114)
Monday June 30, 2014, 2:16 am
Noted. Thank you Carrie.
 

Barbara D. (79)
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.
http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2014/06/draft-media-report-fda-finds-objectionable-conditions-at-idaho-sprout-farm/#.U7GxMcRDvz8
 

Krista Slavin (185)
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.
 

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

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (44)
Monday June 30, 2014, 11:33 pm
Thanks Carrie for the info. Noted.
 

Sandra Penna (109)
Tuesday July 1, 2014, 4:07 am
thanks for sharing.
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Tuesday July 1, 2014, 6:58 am
Noted. Always grow your own.
 

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