FDA warns US consumers not to eat spinach after E coli outbreakBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7570.673-c (Published 28 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:673
- Fred Charatan
An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in the United States that began in August has now spread to 25 states and made 171 people sick.
In the worst affected state, Wisconsin, a 77 year old woman died from the haemolyticuraemic syndrome. Two other suspicious deaths are being investigated: a child in Idaho and an elderly woman in Maryland, who had both eaten raw spinach before …