E.coli Outbreak

Get Rid of that Romaine

Stacie Bartro
December 02, 2019 - 10:59 am
The CDC says do not eat Romaine Lettuce from Salinas, California

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Officials are still investigating an E-coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce harvested from Salinas, California.

So far 67 people have been infected across 19 states, ranging from 3 to 89 years old. 

The CDC is urging consumers to check the labels on lettuce packaging. 

That includes  “whole heads of romaine, organic romaine, hearts of romaine, romaine in salad wraps, and packages of pre-cut lettuce and salad mixes which contain romaine, baby romaine, spring mix, and Caesar salad" according to the CDC. 

If the label says "Grown in Salinas"  do not eat it and throw it way.

Of those infected from the E-coli outbreak, 39 have been hospitalized, 6 of them developing kidney problems.  So far, no deaths have been reported.

Click HERE to be transferred to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

To read the E.coli report from the United States Department of Agriculture, click HERE

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