Jack & The Green Sprouts E. coli

big-map-3-22-16CDC collaborated with public health officials in multiple states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 (STEC O157) infections. Public health investigators used the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that were part of this outbreak. PulseNet, coordinated by CDC, is the national subtyping

big-map-2-24-16A total of nine people infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O157 have been reported from two states. The number of ill people identified in each state is as follows: Minnesota (7) and Wisconsin (2).

Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory officials indicate that alfalfa sprouts produced by