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The E. coli Spinach Numbers Keep Rising

To date, 192 cases of illness due to E. coli O157:H7 infection have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including 30 cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome, 98 hospitalizations and one death.

The 26 affected states and numbers of illnesses in each state are:

•    Arizona (7)
•    California (2)
•    Colorado (1)
•    Connecticut (3)
•    Idaho (4)
•    Illinois (2)
•    Indiana (11)
•    Kentucky (8)
•    Maine (3)
•    Maryland (3)
•    Michigan (4)
•    Minnesota (2)
•    Nebraska (9)
•    Nevada (2)
•    New Mexico (5)
•    New York (11)
•    Ohio (25)
•    Oregon (6)
•    Pennsylvania (9)
•    Tennessee (1)
•    Utah (18)
•    Virginia (2)
•    Washington (3)
•    West Virginia (1)
•    Wisconsin (49)
•    Wyoming (1)

In addition, Canada has one confirmed case.

The FDA announced on Friday, September 29 that all spinach implicated in the current outbreak has traced back to Natural Selection Foods LLC of San Juan Bautista, California.
 

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