A total of fourteen people from several states have been affected by E. Coli linked to Jimmy John's clover sprouts.

According to a report from the CDC, anyone who has consumed a sandwich with clover sprouts from Jimmy John's prior to February 24, may be at risk of developing an E. coli O103 infection.

Clover Sprouts, Photo Courtesy of the CDC
Clover Sprouts, Photo Courtesy of the CDC

The CDC would like to advise everyone to throw out any leftovers which contain clover sprouts from Jimmy John's.

Symptoms of E. Coli include:

  • severe stomach cramps
  • diarrhea
  • vomiting

If you experience any of the above symptoms and have recently consumed clover sprouts from Jimmy John's, you should contact your physician or local health department.

The five states reporting outbreaks are currently:

  • Texas
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Missouri
  • Utah

Reportedly, all of Jimmy John's locations have stopped serving the clover sprouts. The CDC investigation is still open, as they work to determine more information about this outbreak.

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