CASPER, Wyo. – The FDA is warning against eating some Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad kits.
In a release sent on Monday evening, the FDA says U.S. state health and Canadian federal partners are looking into an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli O157:H7. They say the Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits are likely the source of the outbreak.
According to the release, the salad kits contain the code “UPC 0 71279 30906 4, beginning with lot code Z, and a best before date up to and including 07DEC19.”
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The release says as of December 9, eight people have been infected from three states.
Investigators are still trying to determine which ingredient in the kits may have been contaminated.