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CDC: Multistate outbreak of E. coli from Romaine Lettuce from Salinas, CA

November 22, 2019 by


CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationexternal icon (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California growing region. Based on new information, CDC is advising that consumers not eat and retailers not sell any […]

Leafy Greens with Listeria Sold at Major Supermarkets

July 26, 2019 by


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


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


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


A CDC update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce has been posted: 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 […]