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FDA Warns Jimmy John's For Serving Foods Linked To E. Coli, Salmonella Outbreaks

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The Jimmy John's sandwich chain is under fire from the US Food and Drug Administration. The FDA says certain vegetables Jimmy John's served were implicated in five outbreaks of E. coli or salmonella in the past seven years. A warning letter accuses the chain of engaging in a pattern of receiving and selling "adulterated fresh produce, specifically clover sprouts and cucumbers." Jimmy John's restaurants have been implicated in multiple outbreaks that have spanned the past seven years and impacted consumers in no fewer than 17 states. FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas News release E. coli can cause illness, including diarrhea. Salmonella can cause serious, sometimes fatal, infections. Jimmy John's has more than 2,800 locations in 43 states.