Enlarge / Romaine lettuce, looking innocuous. (credit: Chimpr / Flickr) Step away from the salad, advises the CDC. Specifically, you should stay away from romaine lettuce in every possible form: baby romaine, spring mix, whole heads, precut, the works. An outbreak of pathogenic E. coli across 11 states and Canada has been traced to romaine lettuce, an […]
Don’t eat romaine lettuce in Ontario and Quebec until source of E. coli outbreak determined, officials say
The E. coli strain currently suspected of making people sick in both Canada and the U.S. is the same one that caused a similar outbreak last year, prompting questions about why regulators aren’t issuing a mandatory recall.
Tainted irrigation water appears to be the source of a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, U.S. health officials said.
Four more deaths in the U.S. have been linked to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.
Six Canadians have been stricken by a strain of E. coli that has a similar genetic fingerprint to romaine lettuce from the U.S. southwest that has already sickened 149 people, federal health officials say.
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An outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce “appears to be over,” according to the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Two people have died and 58 have become ill in the US and Canada over the past seven weeks from E. coli bacteria likely found in romaine lettuce. Food safety experts are urging consumers to choose a substitute vegetable. The bacteria has been identified as E. coli O157, a strain which can be deadly for […]
Two people have died and dozens more have become ill since November because of consuming romaine lettuce that had been contaminated with the Escherichia coli O157:H7 strain. Here’s everything you need to know about the outbreak, and how to stay safe. CBC | Health News
Subway franchisees say produce is only delivered one to two times a week, resulting in gross ‘shredded paper’ lettuce
Flickr/s.yume Subway franchisees say that the chain only delivers fresh vegetables and other produce once a week at most locations. The lack of fresh produce seems to go against the company’s slogan of “eat fresh.” The result, according to a franchisee who has protested the policy, is lettuce that tastes like “shredded paper.” Subway closed […]