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Leafy Greens with Listeria Sold at Major Supermarkets

July 26, 2019 by

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by Trisha Calvo Consumer Reports found the bacteria in prewashed and unbagged products. Here’s how to stay safe when eating greens. A new Consumer Reports test of 284 samples of fresh greens—such as lettuce, spinach, and kale—found six samples tainted with Listeria monocytogenes, a potentially deadly bacteria. The samples were purchased at several grocery store […]

CDC Food Safety Alert: Final CDC update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce

January 9, 2019 by

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Updates: •As of January 9, 2019, this outbreak appears to be over. •Contaminated lettuce that made people sick in this outbreak should no longer be available. •Three additional cases were reported since the last update on December 13, 2018. This brings the total number to 62 cases from 16 states and the District of Columbia. […]

Adam Bros. Farming Recalls Red and Green Leaf Lettuce & Cauliflower

December 19, 2018 by

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Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. of Santa Maria, California is recalling red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower harvested on November 27 through 30, 2018 out of an abundance of caution, because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). None of the recalled product has tested positive for E. coli […]

CDC: Update on Romaine Lettuce Recall

December 14, 2018 by

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A CDC update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html(https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html). Updates: The FDA, along with CDC and state partners, is investigating farms and cooling facilities in California that were identified in traceback. CDC has identified the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 in sediment collected within […]

Update on E. coli infections from Romaine Lettuce

May 10, 2018 by

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What’s New? •Twenty-eight more ill people from 12 states were added to this investigation since the last update on May 2, 2018. •Four more states have reported ill people: Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Texas •The most recent illness started on April 25, 2018. Illnesses that occurred in the last two to three weeks might […]

10 more illnesses linked to E. coli lettuce

May 9, 2018 by

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The Minnesota Department of Health has posted the following information on their website. Ten Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce. Health officials say do not eat romaine unless certain it is not from Yuma region. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is working with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture […]

CDC: 1 Death, 121 people ill, 25 states, 52 hospitalizations from E. coli linked to Romaine Lettuce

May 2, 2018 by

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Today’s update from CDC and Romaine Lettuce. What’s New? Twenty-three more ill people from 10 states were added to this investigation since the last update on April 27, 2018. One death was reported from California. Three more states have reported ill people: Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Utah. The most recent illness started on April 21, 2018. Illnesses […]