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CDC Audio – Spinach E. coli Outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted an audio recording from a conference call held yesterday afternoon about the current E. coli O157:H7 outbreak.

Topic: Update on Current E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Date: Thursday, September 21, 2006

Speakers: Patricia Griffin, MD from CDC; Karl Klontz, MD from FDA; Phillip Tarr, MD, from the Washington University School of Medicine

Audio Recording (mp3 format): http://www.bt.cdc.gov/coca/audio/E_coliCOCAcall92106.mp3

CDC will be posting updates to the ongoing E. coli outbreak at http://www.cdc.gov/foodborne/ecolispinach/

U.S. FDA updates to the outbreak can be found at http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/spinach.html