A prepackaged salad E. coli O157:H7 outbreak has sickened seven people in Maryland. One person has been hospitalized.
All seven people reported eating Ready Pac Bistro® Bowl Chicken Caesar Salad that they purchased from multiple Sam’s Club stores before they became ill. The salad in question has a “Best By” date Oct. 31, 2019. Tests on the romaine lettuce in an unopened package of salad purchased by one of the patients was positive for the outbreak strain of E. coli.
Health officials say the salads were distributed to other retailers. More information will be disclosed as the investigation progresses.
Symptoms of E. coli O157 infection include stomach cramps and diarrhea that is often bloody. These symptoms usually develop within one to three days of exposure. Anyone who ate these salads and developed these symptoms should see a doctor right away,
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