CDC: E. coli outbreak linked to Josie’s Organics baby spinach

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning for a brand of baby spinach linked to an E. coli outbreak in seven states.

Officials in Minnesota found E. coli in a package of leftover Josie’s Organics baby spinach collected from a sick person’s house, the CDC reported.

Five people in the outbreak said they ate spinach in the week before getting sick and one person specifically reported Josie’s Organics brand, reports said.

The sick people live in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan.

This product was sold in plastic clamshell containers at stores nationwide.

The product has a “best by” date of October 23, 2021.

If you have this product, you’re asked to throw it away or return it to the store you bought it from.

You should also wash items and surfaces that may have touched the spinach.

Click here for a list of symptoms to watch out for.

Contact your healthcare provider if you’re experiencing any of these symptoms.

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