Quesadillas, other frozen snacks recalled for possible E. coli

CDC issues warning after 8 hospitalized

Published On: Mar 29 2013 08:47:39 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 30 2013 01:57:22 PM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

Federal health officials said at least 24 people have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.

No one has died, but eight people, mostly children and teens, were hospitalized.

An investigation detected E. coli in an open package of Farm Rich brand frozen chicken quesadillas at an ill person's home.

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported illnesses in 14 states including:

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Rich Products Corp. has recalled quesadillas, mozzarella bites and other frozen products made in November.

For more information visit the FDA's recall announcement.