Experts Investigate E. coli Outbreak tied to Sprouts

May 23, 2014 1:36 PM

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Experts Investigate E. coli Outbreak tied to Sprouts

The United States health experts have to deal with yet another food safety dilemma. Earlier this week, there were recalls issued for beef, hummus and walnuts. On Thursday, the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in a press release that people and food companies should throw out their Evergreen Produce brand raw clover, which is currently believed to be the cause of an E. coli outbreak.

According to the CDC's press release, the sprouts have been tied to seven confirmed cases and three probable ones with 50 percent of all the cases requiring hospitalization. No deaths have been recorded. The experts have identified the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in Idaho and Washington. The exper...

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