TAMPA, Fla. — A multi-state outbreak of E. Coli is linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC says at least eight people from three states have been infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7.
The affected salad has the following identifying information: UPC 0 71279 30906 4, beginning with lot code Z, and a best-before date up to and including 07DEC19. This information is printed on the front of the bag in the top right corner.
If you have any of the salad kits, the CDC says:
- Do not eat it.
- Throw it away.
Symptoms of E. coli include stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody) and vomiting, according to the CDC. Most people get better within 5 to 7 days. Some infections are very mild, but others are severe or even life-threatening.
Take action if you have symptoms of an E. coli infection:
For more information and the investigation details, click here.