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Mixed Greens E. coli Outbreak Ends

CDC says 33 were sickened

An E. coli outbreak in the Northeastern United States linked to salad greens is now over , announced the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Monday. The agency reported a total of 33 victims, up from the 28 counted in its last report. The E. coli O157:H7 bacteria that caused the outbreak was traced… Continue Reading

Third Complaint Filed Against State Garden in E. coli Outbreak

A nasty outbreak in the Northeast of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 has brought a third lawsuit against Massachusetts-based State Garden Inc., which produced the organic spinach and spring mix blend bagged salads linked to the outbreak. Sanborn, NY residents Erica and Beth Duerr filed suit against State Garden Tusday in U.S. District Court for… Continue Reading

Suit Filed Against Maker of Spinach Linked to E. coli Outbreak

A New York woman sickened in the ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to a packaged spinach and spring mix is suing the producer of the contaminated greens. Sandra Isaac, a resident of the Rochester area, became the first outbreak victim to file suit against State Garden, whose Spinach and Spring Garden Mix has been implicated… Continue Reading

NY Spinach E. coli Outbreak Rises to 19

At least 19 New Yorkers have fallen ill in an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to spinach salad mix purchased at Wegmans stores. That number has risen from the 16 cases first confirmed by the New York State Department of Health on Friday. Of those ill, five have been hospitalized, with four already having been… Continue Reading

Spinach E. coli Outbreak: 16 Ill in New York

At least 16 people have fallen ill with E. coli O157:H7 in New York after eating Wegmans brand spinach, the New York State Department of Health has confirmed with Food Safety News. Four patients have been hospitalized, with three of the four now discharged. Food Safety News is communicating with health departments in states where Wegmans grocery stores… Continue Reading

Federal and State Investigators Look into Spinach Recall

State health officials and authorities at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a recall of spinach initiated Thursday by Wegmans grocery stores, according to a lawyer representing spinach distributor State Garden. “Our understanding is that Wegmans voluntarily recalled  two sizes of organic spinach as a precaution yesterday,” lawyer Gina Ameci wrote in a… Continue Reading