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katinmn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-15-06 01:55 PM
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E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to Ninth State
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E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to Ninth State
By ANDREW BRIDGES, Associated Press Writer
2 hours ago

WASHINGTON - Federal health officials worked Friday to find the source of a multistate E. coli outbreak and warned consumers that even washing the suspect spinach won't kill the sometimes deadly bacteria.

One person died and dozens of others were sickened in the nine-state outbreak, linked by Food and Drug Administration officials to bagged spinach.

"We need to strive to do even better so even one life is not lost," said Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, FDA's acting commissioner.

The FDA warned people not to eat bagged spinach and said washing it wouldn't solve the problem because the bacteria is too tightly attached.

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  -E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to Ninth State katinmn  Sep-15-06 01:55 PM   #0 
  - what's the 9th state??  Breeze54   Sep-15-06 01:58 PM   #1 
  - 10 states now  wavesofeuphoria   Sep-15-06 02:04 PM   #3 
     - Thanks for the added needed info!  Breeze54   Sep-15-06 03:07 PM   #8 
     - umm..I count 11 states.... you? n/t  Breeze54   Sep-15-06 03:59 PM   #9 
  - Popeye 1929 - 2006 RIP n/t  MrPrax   Sep-15-06 02:01 PM   #2 
  - LOL...sick puppy, but I love it...n/t  jedr   Sep-15-06 02:17 PM   #5 
  - Just seen this on another Thread  intaglio   Sep-15-06 02:10 PM   #4 
  - Every key government post is now filled by a crony  katinmn   Sep-15-06 02:43 PM   #7 
  - alphalpha sprouts...  nebenaube   Sep-15-06 02:22 PM   #6 
  - My partner and I got sick  Ayesha   Sep-15-06 04:58 PM   #10 
     - Symptoms can range from mild to severe  katinmn   Sep-17-06 08:27 AM   #11 
 

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