Clover sprouts at Jimmy John’s restaurants have been linked to an E. coli outbreak in five states: Illinios, Iowa, Missouri, Texas an Utah. The latest Jimmy John’s E. coli outbreak comes just weeks after another E. coli outbreak linked to clover sprouts served at Jimmy John’s sickened 22 people in Iowa. That outbreak prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a warning letter to the company outlining how its lax food safety protocols have led to its involvement in multiple food poisoning outbreaks.
The five-state outbreak includes six illnesses from Illinois, three from Iowa, three from Utah, one form Texas and one form Missouri. The patients, who range in age from 1 year old to 79 years old, reported onest of symptoms on dates ranging from January 6, 2020 to February 11, 2020.
Symptoms of an E.coli infcetion inlude diarrhea and abdominal cramps. these symptoms usually develop between one and five days after expsoure and last about a week.
This outbreak marks the ninth time in 11 years that illnesses have been linked to sprouts or other contaminated produce served at Jimmy John’s restaurants.
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