Reports today indicate that 10 people have been hospitalized with suspected E. coli poisoning in Bordeaux, France. According to French health authorities, at least 6 out of the 10 people were found to have eaten the sprouts at a local fete in Begres, southeast of Bordeaux. Frederic Lefebvre, secretary of state for consumer affairs, said
Revisited: Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak linked to Alfalfa Sprouts
From February through May of 2009, the CDC counted 235 confirmed victims of a Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak linked to alfalfa sprouts. Here is the distribution of confirmed cases in the outbreak:
Nebraska was the hardest hit state by far, with 111 confirmed illnesses, many of whom consumed alfalfa sprouts on sandwiches from Jimmy John’s…
More from Mr. Orwig and Caudill Seed
I know you’re dying for more. I posed a question to Caudill Seed yesterday about why they haven’t recalled their product. Jim Prevor, the Perishable Pundit, had the same question apparently.
Pundit: FDA says Caudill made the decision to voluntarily withdraw from the market all the alfalfa seeds bearing six digit lot numbers…