As of April 22, 2020, this outbreak was over according to the CDC.

51 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 were reported from 10 states.3 people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

Epidemiologic, traceback, and laboratory evidence indicated that clover sprouts were the source of this outbreak.On March 16, 2020, Chicago Indoor Garden recalled all products containing red clover sprouts.

Jimmy John’s LLC reported that all of its restaurants stopped serving clover sprouts on February 24, 2020.

However, litigation – especially in Utah were the vast majority of cases occurred continues.  The Court granted our motion to amend the complaint to add a claim for punitive damages.

For those that want to read the blow by blow, read the below:

Knorr – Motion for Leave to file Second Amended Complaint add punitive damages 4-19-21

Knorr, Travis – Chapman – Jimmy Johns – Declaration-signed copy


Jimmy Johns – Sprout-Associated-Outbreaks-4-12-21

Ruling – Knorr