Another E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce

By Bridget Dowd
Published: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:12pm
Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:27pm
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Another E. coli outbreak has been reported and it is once again linked to romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a food safety alert.

According to the CDC, consumers, restaurants and retailers should not serve, sell or eat any romaine lettuce. 32 illnesses have been reported since early Oct.  in 11 states, including 13 people who have been hospitalized.

No cases have been reported in Arizona, but 10 people have gotten sick in neighboring California.

E. coli infections can cause severe stomach cramps, vomiting and sometimes a fever. So far, no deaths have been reported in relation to this outbreak.

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