Forget what popeye said, Spinach does not "make you strong to the finach"!
Saturday, the FDA has upped the count to 171 people ill in 25 states and two more companies have now recalled products, including pizza and salad. "On September 22, 2006, two more firms initiated voluntary recalls: Triple B Corporation, doing business as S.T. Produce, of Seattle, Washington and Pacific Coast Fruit Company of Portland, Oregon," the FDA said in a statement
Well, it seems that only spinach grown in three California counties are tainted but everyone should be extremely careful until it has all been recalled.
E. coli can do real damage to the wrong people. "E. coli O157:H7 causes diarrhea, often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called HUS," the FDA said.