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Palm Beach Gardens-based company tied to salmonella outbreak

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - (NBC) - Federal health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak that has ties to a Palm Beach County-based company.

Manufacturer "Garden of Life ," whose corporate headquarters are in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., has voluntarily recalled several versions of its "raw meal organic shake and meal" products. 

The recall was prompted after 11 people in nine states have been reportedly infected with salmonella.

A joint CDC and FDA investigation suggests these "Garden of Life" products are the source of the outbreak.

So far, one person has been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Health officials says consumers should stop using these products immediately, dispose of products in a closed plastic bag or return them to the store where they were purchased.

A full list of recalled products can be found at CDC.gov.

Contact "Garden of Life" with questions at 1-866-465-0051.

Here are the states with reported cases:

  • Minnesota (2)
  • New Jersey (1)
  • Oregon (2)
  • Utah (1)
  • New Mexico (1)
  • Oklahoma (1)
  • Tennessee (1)
  • Wisconsin (1)
  • Ohio (1)

Courtesy: NBC News Channel

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