San Diego firm recalls cucumbers after salmonella outbreak September 05, 2015 01:52 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A California company is recalling its cucumbers after a salmonella outbreak that's sickened 285 people in 27 states and killed a San Diego woman.
Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce of San Diego on Friday voluntarily recalled its "Limited Edition" brand garden cucumbers, which were grown in Mexico.
Health officials say the cukes are the likely cause of hundreds of illnesses since July 3 and the Aug. 17 death of a 99-year-old woman.
Half the people who became ill are under 18 years of age.
The cucumbers were distributed in Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Florida; Idaho; Illinois; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Minnesota; Mississippi; Montana; Nevada; New Jersey; New Mexico; Oklahoma; Oregon; South Carolina; Texas, and Utah.
Previous salmonella outbreaks have been linked to products ranging from to chicken to chia powder.
US employers add 173K jobs in August, rate falls to 5.1 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The unemployment rate tumbled to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, complicating the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision whether to raise rates in two weeks.
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