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Nov062010

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Apple Cider? FDA Issues Warning

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- The FDA is warning consumers to avoid Baugher’s Apple Cider after an E. coli outbreak sickened at least seven people in Maryland, sending three of them to the hospital. One individual was being treated for a possible case of hemolytic uremic syndrome, a disease that the FDA says may impair kidney function.

The company says the cider, available for purchase in Maryland and Pennsylvania, should be discarded. Consuming the product, the FDA says, could cause diarrhea and abdominal cramps, with longer and more severe infection possible.

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