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National Health News, Newsroom Why romaine lettuce keeps getting recalled for E. coli contamination

Why romaine lettuce keeps getting recalled for E. coli contamination

Once again, just in time for Thanksgiving, millions of people have been told their romaine lettuce might be contaminated with a toxic strain of E. coli bacteria, that it’s potentially deadly, and that they should throw it away immediately and sanitize the fresh-produce drawer of their refrigerator.

11/26/19 at 4:18 pm     481      , ,     Washington Post
National Health News, Newsroom One dead in E. coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery

One dead in E. coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery

One person has died in the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. There are now 121 confirmed cases across 25 states. Investigators continue to look for the source of the implicated romaine, as well as how it became contaminated. In the past week, public health officials confirmed 23 new cases and added three more […]

5/2/18 at 11:28 pm     966      , ,     Food Safety News
National Health News North Dakota E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Fair Animals

North Dakota E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Fair Animals

Three children sickened in a recent E. coli outbreak in eastern North Dakota reported attending the Red River Valley Fair earlier this month, prompting state health officials to investigate whether animals there were the source of the infection. Officials said Monday it’s still early in the investigation, but they’re asking anyone who attended the fair, […]

7/22/15 at 9:32 am     1552      ,     Grand Forks Herald