Make Our Food Safe

"Illness count rises in E. coli outbreak"

The Packer | Mike Hornick

"The E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in New York linked to organic spinach and spring mix has spread to four more states, raising the number of illnesses to 28.

A blended product under the Wegmans label is a likely source of the outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. voluntarily recalled the blend sourced by Chelsea, Mass.-based State Garden Inc., on Nov. 1. Within a few days, 19 illnesses were reported, many in or near Rochester, N.Y..."

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