The CDC, in conjunction with several state health agencies and FDA, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Reading and Salmonella Abony infections.
As of Aug. 10, the CDC reported 30 people across nine states have been infected with outbreak strains of the pathogen. Five people were hospitalized.
An investigation into to the outbreak revealed alfalfa sprouts supplied by Sprouts Extraordinaire of Denver, CO are the likely source of the infections. The company issued a recall of its alfalfa sprout products earlier in the month which were distributed to Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The investigation is ongoing.