A salmonella infection can cause vomiting and stomach cramping, among other symptoms. Grocery store giant Whole Foods announced a voluntary recall of multiple prepared foods that contain baby spinach, citing concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella. At least eight states -- Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island -- are affected by the recall, which includes salads, sandwiches, pizza and wraps, among other food items. In total, more than 50 prepared food items are subject to the recall. "Additionally, consumers who purchased items containing baby spinach from the salad bars or hot bars at Whole Foods Market locations in these states should discard items purchased through January 23, 2019," a statement posted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's website reads.
At least 11 people across eight states have been sickened so far, the CDC said. At least 11 people in eight states have been affected by a salmonella outbreak that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says is likely linked to pet hedgehogs. The CDC announced Friday that "epidemiologic and laboratory evidence indicate that contact with pet hedgehogs is the likely source of this outbreak," and noted that 10 out of the 11 people who have been sickened with Salmonella Typhimurium told the federal health agency that they had contact with a hedgehog before becoming ill. At least one person has been hospitalized in relation to the outbreak but no deaths have been reported at this time. As of Jan. 23, the states that have been affected by the outbreak include Colorado, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Texas and Wyoming.
Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A company is recalling some of its baby spinach products over salmonella contamination concerns, according to a recall notice posted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) website over the weekend. Vegpro International is recalling two sizes of its Fresh Attitude brand baby spinach, 5 ounces and 11 ounces. The products have only been distributed in Eastern Canada and in the U.S. states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Heads up, pet owners: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week (FDA) announced a dog food recall over concerns that a product may be contaminated with salmonella. Sunshine Mills issued a voluntary recall of Nature's Menu Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail after a sample of the product tested positive for salmonella, a bacteria that "can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products," the FDA warned when announcing the recall earlier this week. Heads up, pet owners: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week (FDA) announced a dog food recall over concerns the product may be contaminated with salmonella.
Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Health officials are investing a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections that's sickened at least 23 people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is not advising that people avoid any particular food at this time because they have not discovered the item that is making people sick. The illnesses have been reported in California, Washington state, Utah, North Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio and Pennsylvania.