Salmonella outbreak sickens 89 people
December 23rd, 2010
06:10 PM ET

Salmonella outbreak sickens 89 people

A salmonella outbreak linked to alfalfa sprouts has sickened 89 people in 15 states and the District of Columbia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

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  1. Huh

    umm. Could you list the other 14 states effected by this outbreak? I'm actually stepping out for a bite to eat right now!

    December 23, 2010 at 7:05 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Beware_of_God

    Texas is the worst place I have ever been in this country. I see no redeeming quality except for the fact that most Texans wouldn't want to live any place else. And that is just perfect for the rest of Americans.

    December 23, 2010 at 7:08 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Captain Obvious

    Vegetables.....it's what food eats.

    December 23, 2010 at 7:11 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Charles

    What States?

    December 23, 2010 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Rawgirl

    Everytime GM foods take a hit from an insider saying they are not healthy, all of a sudden sprouts are the bad guy. It's a con! Set up by the elite! Label GM foods like Obama promisted!

    December 23, 2010 at 7:28 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Cesar

    @Beware: Your mother.

    December 23, 2010 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  7. giftshopping

    For those interested, the 15 states affected are: Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York,Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

    Source CDC.GOV

    December 23, 2010 at 8:47 pm | Report abuse |
  8. banasy

    I thought it was bean sprouts that was used in Chinese food, not alfalfa sprouts. I would think that alfalfa sprouts would just kind of fade away when cooked...

    Oh, snap, I live in one of the states! Good thing I don't care for alfalfa sprouts in my salad...

    @Cesar:
    Hi! Merry Christmas!

    December 23, 2010 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Cesar

    @banasy: Merry Xmas back to you.

    December 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  10. WILLARD BULLOCK

    LIKE LOOKING WITH TERRORIST

    December 25, 2010 at 1:00 am | Report abuse |
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