US investigates multi-state E.coli outbreak; no deaths reported

May 23, 2014 12:45 PM

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US investigates multi-state E.coli outbreak; no deaths reported

U.S. health officials are investigating a multi-state E.coli outbreak linked to raw clover sprouts that have sickened as many as 10 people, half of whom required hospitalization, the Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday. No deaths have been reported.

As of May 21 there were seven confirmed and three probable cases of E. Coli illnesses, three in Idaho and seven in Washington state, the FDA said.

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