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Federal officials have warned Americans   not to eat any fresh spinach, whether it's loose or packaged, because of possible E.

Is Bad Spinach a Sign of a Wider E. Coli Problem?

Federal officials have warned Americans not to eat any fresh spinach, whether it's loose or packaged, because of possible E.

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