CDC blames ground beef for mystery E. coli outbreak that sickened more than 100 people in 6 states
The CDC was perplexed over the source of a multistate E. coli outbreak.
Agency warns consumers who have recently eaten sprouts at the fast-food chain to watch out for symptoms.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a food safety alert following a multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections linked to clover sprouts sold by the fast-food sandwich chain Jimmy John's.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an investigation into a multi-state E. coli outbreak they believe is linked to Jimmy John's.
ConclusionThis gastrointestinal anthrax outbreak occurred due to eating beef from butchery X. We recommended health education, safe disposal of the carcasses of livestock or game animals, and anthrax vaccination for livestock.
FDA says fast-food chain "engaged in a pattern of receiving and offering for sale adulterated fresh produce."
The latest outbreak was from November to December 2019 in Iowa, where 22 people were infected with E. coli. Twenty of them were interviewed, and each said they ate at one or more of 15 Jimmy John’s locations
Here is what has sprouted since 2012.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to sandwich chain Jimmy John's, accusing the company of selling fresh produce linked to five outbreaks of E. coli or salmonella in the past seven years.
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to the Jimmy John's sandwich chain, saying certain vegetables it served were implicated in five outbreaks of E. coli or salmonella in the past seven years.
ConclusionThe probability of virus detection is independent of the time between notification of the outbreak or symptom onset and sample collection. Our results suggest possible defects in cleaning protocols and disinfection in closed and semi-closed settings.