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NY E. Coli Spinach Outbreak Hits 20

At least 20 people have been counted ill in the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to packaged Wegmans spinach & spring mix sold at Wegmans stores in New York state.

Six of those victims were hospitalized, but all have since been discharged. Patients ranged in age from 6 to 66 years old.

No other states have reported any illnesses in association with the outbreak.

Wegmans issued a voluntary recall of their ‘Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach & Spring Mix’ on Nov. 1.

The two recalled products are:

- Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach & Spring Mix, 11oz – UPC: 77890-16411 – ONLY product sold between 10/14/12 and 11/1/12.

- Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach & Spring Mix, 5oz – UPC: 77890-16437 – ONLY product sold between 10/14/12 and 11/1/12.

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