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An E. coli outbreak in the eastern half of the United States has expanded to 10 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Health officials say ground beef is the likely source of a food poisoning outbreak that has sickened 156 people.

The article goes on to state the following:

The biggest outbreaks are in Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia, but there are also reported cases in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio and Virginia.

The following additional information is reported by USA TODAY:

A Georgia meat producer is recalling more than 100,000 pounds of ground beef, believed to be contaminated with the same E. coli strain connected to a growing outbreak that has sickened 156 people in 10 states.

K2D Foods, doing business as Colorado Premium Foods in Carrolton, Georgia, is recalling about 113,424 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, according to the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The article goes on to state the following:

The ground beef in 24-pound packages was shipped in cardboard boxes marked “Ground Beef Puck” with “Use Thru” dates of 4/14/19, 4/17/19, 4/20/19, 4/23/19, 4/28/19, and 4/30/19, the USDA says. The product was shipped to distributors in Ft. Orange, Florida, and Norcross, Georgia, which sent it to restaurants.

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