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E. coli O121

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

FDA, CDC meet with company owner about discontinuing sprout seed lot

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The latest update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (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 five states. CDC states that epidemiology and traceback investigations indicate that the likely… Continue Reading

FDA Inspectors Report Questionable Conditions at Idaho Sprout Farm

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In a June 10 update, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detailed the results of three different inspections done at the Evergreen Fresh Sprouts facility in Moyie Springs, Idaho. Raw clover sprouts from the facility have been linked to 17 cases of E. coli O121 in five states, although test results were reportedly negative… Continue Reading

Raw Clover Sprouts Linked to E. coli Illness Outbreak in Washington and Idaho

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Washington state public health officials are warning consumers not to eat raw clover sprouts from Evergreen Fresh Sprouts LLC  of Moyie Springs, ID, since the product has been linked to seven confirmed and three probably cases of E. coli O121 illnesses in Washington and Idaho. Five of the patients were hospitalized, and there are no… Continue Reading

UPDATE: Multiple E. Coli Strains Prompt Beef Recall

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The product was distributed to certain Brookshire Food Stores, Krogers and Walmarts in Louisiana and Texas, as well as certain Super 1 Foods Stores in Louisiana and Market Latina and Super 1 Foods Stores in Texas. PFP Enterprises in Fort Worth, TX, is recalling approximately 15,865 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E…. Continue Reading

Multistate E. coli Outbreak Linked to Frozen Products Over, CDC Says

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The E. coli outbreak linked to frozen food products that sickened 35 people in 19 states appears to be over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The outbreak began in December of 2012, when the first illness began, and the last victims fell ill in mid-April of this year, according to CDC…. Continue Reading

Schools May Have Served 300,000 Pounds of Food Recalled for E. coli O121

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The ongoing Rich Products Corp. recall, which has been expanded to include more than 10 million pounds of frozen food after being linked to a 15-state E. coli O121 outbreak may have impacted schools.  According to an Associated Press report on Monday, the New York-based company estimates that as many as 3 million pounds of… Continue Reading

Farm Rich Frozen Food Recall Expands to More Products

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Farm Rich Products Corporation has expanded its recall of Farm Rich and Market Day brand products to now include all products made at its Waycross, Ga. plant with best-by dates ranging from January 1, 2013 to September 29, 2014 due to possible contamination of E. coli O121. According to Farm Rich, the company is unaware… Continue Reading

Farm Rich Retailer List Expands Again

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The list of retailers carrying recalled Farm Rich frozen food products has expanded yet again to include 15 national retailers and several more regional grocers. Consumers are encouraged to consult the .pdf linked above to see if their preferred grocery market might have carried the recalled product. The list organizes regional stores by state. Listed… Continue Reading