Multi-State Outbreak Still Making News

Multi-State Outbreak Still Making News

Following a massive recall issued by Taylor Farms Retail Inc., the outbreak has reached a total of 39 states, nearly 80% of the country, including: Wyoming, Wisconsin, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, New York, New Jersey, Nevada, New Mexico, Nebraska, North Carolina, Montana, Mississippi, Minnesota, Missouri, Maryland, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Iowa, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Colorado, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Alaska, Washington and Oregon. While the CDC only reports 33 cases over five states, 13 of those have resulted in hospitalizations. The affected products include five-ounce packages of Simple Truth Organic  Baby Spinach with UPC 0-11110-91128-5 and "Best By" date of 2/24/2013, as well  as 16-ounce trays of Taylor Farms Organic Baby Spinach with UPC 0-30223-04780-3  and "Best By" date of 2/24/2013.

For more information, visit:

http://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2012/O157H7-11-12/index.html

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