Quesadillas, other frozen snacks recalled for possible E. coli

CDC: More than 275 have unidentified stomach bug

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:

Alabama
Arkansas
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Mississippi
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
South Dakota
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

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.