The romaine lettuce E. coli scare has finally come to a close, but investigation into the cause might still take months. The FDA and CDC both already have a guess as to the culprit: canal water.
Public Health June 29, 2018
What's the latest update on the investigations regarding the multistate E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce? Authorities are still struggling to find the main source of the contamination.
Public Health June 3, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing the Food and Drug Administration, said that it is now safe to eat romaine lettuce. The vegetable was behind a recent E. coli outbreak that victimized 172 people across 32 states.
Public Health May 17, 2018
The CDC has now recorded 149 cases of illnesses linked to romaine lettuce, with 29 states affected. At this rate, the E. coli outbreak is expected to worsen overtime.
Public Health May 10, 2018
After a string of infections was confirmed in the United States, the CDC sent a warning of the risks of E. coli from romaine lettuce. Reports share more information about the bacteria to raise awareness on the outbreak.
Public Health May 10, 2018
In Minnesota, there are now 10 confirmed cases of E. coli O157. The victims are mostly women, they live throughout the state, and three of them were hospitalized.
Public Health May 8, 2018
Someone has now died because of the E.coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. 25 states are now affected, and the CDC confirms cases have grown to 121, 52 of which required hospitalization.
Public Health May 4, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new update regarding the E. coli outbreak that is linked to romaine lettuce. 19 states have reported 84 unique cases of the deadly bacteria.
Public Health April 25, 2018
The CDC has expanded its E.coli warning from chopped romaine lettuce to all types of romaine lettuce. The advisory comes after an investigation in Alaska revealed that several people fell ill after consuming whole heads of romaine lettuce.
Public Health April 20, 2018
The CDC continued to warn consumers against eating chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona that may be tainted with E.coli O157: H7. What makes this e.coli strain particularly dangerous?
Public Health April 16, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a warning about chopped romaine lettuce that is giving people E.coli. The infection has spread across 11 states in the United States.
Public Health April 15, 2018
There have been two deaths and over 50 cases of E.coli reported in the United States and in Canada since the beginning of the outbreak. No official recall has been made but romaine lettuce is seen as the likely culprit.
Public Health January 4, 2018