TRACY, Calif. (KTVU) - An E. coli outbreak linked to a farm in Tracy is expanding with more stores pulling potentially contaminated products.
Contaminated celery is what caused the outbreak.
Many businesses are pulling food items in response, including Starbucks.
The company has removed 45,000 "Holiday Turkey and Stuffing Paninis" from stores in California, Oregon and Nevada.
They pulled the sandwiches because the stuffing contained celery from Taylor Farms Pacific in Tracy, which is at the center of this E. coli outbreak.
Contaminated celery from the farm has sickened 19 people so far.
Last week Costco pulled it's prepackaged chicken salads as part of a recall.
Now the Food and Drug Administration is expanding that recall.
Walmart, Sam's Club, Target, Safeway, Albertsons and 7-Eleven have all pulled products that contain that diced celery. That includes things like salad kits, vegetable trays, and other prepared foods.
Starbucks hasn't received any reports of customers getting sick. It's simply pulling the holiday paninis just to be safe.