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

May 2, 2018 by


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 […]

CDC: Romaine lettuce E.coli Outbreak update – 98 sickened, why no recall?

April 28, 2018 by


Case Count: 98 States: 22 Deaths: 0 Hospitalizations: 46 The following updated information is provided by the CDC regarding the Romaine lettuce outbreak. What’s New? Fourteen more ill people from eight states were added to this investigation since the last update on April 25, 2018. Three more states have reported ill people: Mississippi, Tennessee, and […]

53 illnesses in 16 states from Chopped Romaine Lettuce

April 19, 2018 by


Eighteen more ill people have been added to this investigation since the last update on April 13, 2018. Five more states have reported ill people: Alaska, Arizona, California, Louisiana, and Montana. Nine more hospitalizations have been reported, including two people who developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Highlights Information collected to […]

Chopped Romaine Lettuce Recalled for E. coli; 35 people infected in 11 states

April 13, 2018 by


Information collected to date indicates that chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region could be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 and could make people sick. At this time, no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified. Advice to Consumers( Consumers anywhere in the United States who have store-bought chopped romaine lettuce […]

CDC version: 4 dead, 33 sickened from Listeria linked to Dole packaged greens

August 26, 2016 by


by Doug Powell The U.S. Centers for Disease Control came out with a summary of its investigation of Listeria in Dole packaged leafy greens produced at its Columbus, Ohio plant. In September 2015, PulseNet, the national molecular subtyping network for foodborne disease surveillance, identified a cluster of Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) clinical isolates indistinguishable by two-enzyme […]

Fresh Express Chopped Romaine Recalled

February 9, 2016 by


Fresh Express Incorporated is announcing a  recall of a limited quantity of 32-ounce Fresh Express Chopped Romaine with a Product Code of G034A06A and Use-By Date of February 19 due to a possible exposure to undeclared allergens.  No other Fresh Express products are included in this recall. No illnesses are reported. The recall was necessitated […]

Parsley Recall for Salmonella

February 13, 2014 by


Update: The Packer reports that the Food and Drug Administration is mandated a recall of curly parsley five weeks after it was harvested — and long after its shelf life had expired. ________________________ Roth Farms  is recalling its “ bunched Curly Parsley” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled “Curly Parsley” […]