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Latest E. Coli Culprit: Alfalfa Sprouts

Outbreak in Michigan, Wisconsin has sickened 9 people

(Newser) - Alfalfa sprouts are behind the latest E. coli outbreak, making nine people ill in Michigan and Wisconsin, CNN reports. Per a CDC announcement issued Thursday, the affected sprouts originated from Jack & the Green Sprouts in River Falls, Wis., and caused two of the sickened individuals to be hospitalized. More »

Arizona Death May Be Linked to European E. Coli

US resident dies after traveling to Germany

(Newser) - Health officials say the death of an Arizona resident who recently traveled to Germany may be linked to the food-poisoning outbreak in Europe . The man, who died in mid-June, developed a serious E. coli complication that can lead to kidney failure. But officials don't know yet whether he was... More »

Alfalfa Sprouts Linked to 16-State Salmonella Outbreak

Organic farm contamination spreads to 16 states

(Newser) - Momma didn't say eat these greens: Alfalfa sprouts have been linked to 94 cases of salmonella poisoning in 16 states. The contaminated sprouts stem from Tiny Greens Organic Farm in Illinois, CDC officials said yesterday. California is the latest state to join the salmonella contamination, although half the cases were... More »

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