Alfalfa salmonella cases reported in Pennsylvania
December 24, 2010 (WPVI) -- A salmonella scare has government health inspectors on high alert.
Authorities say, contaminated alfalfa sprouts may have sickened nearly 90 people nationwide - including some right here in Pennsylvania,.
The Centers for Disease control reports, 15 states and the DC area have been affected by the salmonella outbreak.
A majority of those sickened reported eating sprouts at Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches.
So far, there are no reported deaths.
But more than 20-percent of those infected have been hospitalized.
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