E.coli outbreak prompts FDA to recall products containing celery from Taylor Farms Pacific.
7-Eleven is among stores involved in a celery recall due to an E.coli outbreak.
NBC News reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded a recall of food products containing celery potentially contaminated with E.coli bacteria to more than 155,000 items at several major grocery stores.
The incident began with contaminated celery found at Costco in late November, according to NBC News. The potentially contaminated products were manufactured by Taylor Farms Pacific Inc., and the recall impacts Walmart, Sams’s Club, Costco, Albertsons, 7-Eleven, Target, Starbucks’ (which has celery in the stuffing of its turkey sandwiches) and Safeway, primarily in the Western states.
According to the CDC, some 19 people across seven states have been infected by the celery.