Jimmy John's pulls sprouts from menu

Sandwich chain responds after customers are sickened with E. coli traced to its restaurants

Jimmy John’s is pulling clover sprouts from its menu after customers fell ill with E. coli traced to the item, the sandwich chain wrote on its Facebook page Tuesday.

At least one other sandwich chain has said it will remove sprouts -- though alfalfa sprouts and not the clover variety removed by Jimmy John’s -- from its menu out of concern for its guests’ health.

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