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Thursday, September 14, 2006

Bagged spinach outbreak?

The FDA just announced a multi-state E. coli O157:H7 outbreak that appears to be linked to bagged spinach. 50 cases of illnesses have been reported including 8 HUS cases and sadly, one dealth.

From the FDA's press release:
Based on the current information, FDA advises that consumers not eat bagged fresh spinach at this time. Individuals who believe they may have experienced symptoms of illness after consuming bagged spinach are urged to contact their health care provider.

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