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E. coli outbreak reported in locally sold walnuts

An outbreak of E. coli has been reported in a brand of organic walnuts known to be sold in stores in this area.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 12 people have so far been infected, seven of whom were hospitalized and two developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a rare disease that affects the kidneys and blood clotting functions and can lead to kidney failure.

The walnuts in question are bulk organic walnuts from Gibson Farms, Inc. with expiration dates between May 21 and June 7, 2025.

They are known to have been sold within Wyoming in Newcastle, Riverton and Sheridan, as well...

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