Coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine, CDC says

CDC ALERT – 35 Reported Cases Of E. Coli Linked To Romaine Lettuce

An e. Coli outbreak has the Centers for Disease Control recommending consumers throw out their Romaine lettuce if they aren't able to verify where it came from.

A multi-state E.coli outbreak is being blamed on chopped lettuce grown near Yuma.

You may have noticed, it's been hard to find romaine lettuce at stores or restaurants this week.

The CDC advises that anyone who has purchased chopped romaine lettuce, to not eat it and throw it out, even if some of it was eaten and no one got sick. Other states that have reported cases include Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Virginia and Washington, the CDC said.

Most people recover from the infection in 5 to 7 days, but for some, the infection can be severe and life-threatening.

The agency has not identified a common grower, supplier, distributor or brand.

Yuma has been considered the "winter lettuce capital" of the US; the area hosts an annual lettuce festival.



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