Eight people are sick with E. coli after eating at Jimmy John’s in the Denver metropolitan area. Fox 31 Denver reports that the victims ate at three area Jimmy John’s restaurants between Oct. 7 and 15. “We believe that their illness came from a produce item that was on those sandwiches that they ate,” Colorado…

Editor’s Note:  With only a few days of 2012 remaining, it’s time to take a look back at the year.  That’s what we will be doing today and tomorrow. We are going to begin with your choices for 2012, those stories that drew the most readership at Food Safety News.   We are calling these the

October has dealt sprout growers a bittersweet mix of news. Most recently, Kroger – the nation’s largest grocery retailer – stopped carrying sprouts in all stores under its corporate umbrella Monday. That means consumers will no longer find fresh sprouts at grocers such as City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less or Fred Meyer,…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a final report on the multistate outbreak of E. coli infection linked to sprouts in Jimmy John’s sandwiches. 

Between late December 2011 and early March of 2012, 29 individuals were infected with E. coli O26 traced to raw clover sprouts from Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich …

Eleven more cases of E. coli O26 infection have been confirmed in the outbreak  linked to raw clover sprouts served at Jimmy John’s sandwich restaurants. The newly reported cases raise the outbreak toll to 25 in 8 states.

In an investigation update Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said nine cases have been …

The recent and prolific sprout outbreaks that have plagued Jimmy John’s customers have certainly caused a stir in the restaurant community. Should sprouts remain on the menu? Jimmy John’s, Jason’s Deli and Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop apparently all pulled raw sprouts off the menu because of these recent outbreaks. Walmart made the decision in …

I personally had never heard of Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches until four years ago.  

Several University of Colorado sorority women were ill; specifically they were hurling like sailors getting off a winter patrol on the North Atlantic.

I was asked to investigate. Since then I’ve been paying attention.

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Jimmy John’s is largely a franchise …

A second lawsuit has been filed in a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches. The lawsuit is on behalf of a Polk County, Iowa woman who was hospitalized because of her E. coli illness.

According to the complaint filed in Polk County District Court, 23-year-old Mollie Horton ate a sandwich from …