Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Spreads

Lettuce E. coli outbreak spreads

An outbreak of food-borne illness linked to romaine lettuce has spread to four states and sickened at least 23 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

  • Romaine Lettuce Likely Cause of E. coli Outbreak in Arizona, California, Texas and Washington
    The CDC reported on December 11, 2013, a total of 33 persons infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from four states. The number of ill persons identified in each state was as follows: Arizona (1), California (28), Texas (1 ...
    07/20/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Arizona E. coli outbreak linked to lettuce
    Officials in Arizona say lettuce supplied by Midwest Beef was the probable cause of an E. coli outbreak this summer that was linked to a Federico’s Mexican Restaurant in a Phoenix suburb. Almost 100 people, including several members of a high school ...
    11/26/2013 - 7:01 am | View Link
  • Lettuce likely cause of Federico's E. coli outbreak
    Lettuce was the likely cause of an E. coli outbreak that sickened 94 people eating at a southwest Valley Federico’s Mexican Food restaurant, according to a report released this week by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. The outbreak ...
    11/25/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • E. coli Outbreak From Romaine Lettuce Widens
    May 12, 2010 -- At least 30 people in four states have been sickened by a rare, virulent strain of E. coli in pre-shredded Romaine lettuce. Twelve of the victims have been hospitalized, three with kidney failure. There have been no deaths to date.
    05/11/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • lettuce outbreak
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated their investigation information today into the developing E. coli O145 outbreak in Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Tennessee linked to shredded romaine lettuce sold by Freshway Foods. To date, there are 23 ...
    05/11/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • December 7, 2011: Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections ...
    Investigation Announcement: Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce. December 7, 2011
    07/22/2014 - 9:08 am | View Website
  • Is it safe to eat lettuce amid E. coli outbreak?
    Grocery store whole lettuce relatively safe, says expert; E. coli outbreak has sickened at least 23 people in four states; No deaths have been reported
    07/21/2014 - 5:59 pm | View Website
  • Lettuce
    Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant of the aster or sunflower family Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds.
    07/21/2014 - 3:47 am | View Website
  • May 21, 2010: Outbreak of Human E. coli O145 Infections ...
    E. coli > E. coli Outbreak Investigations > Multistate Outbreak of Human E. coli O145 Infections Linked to Shredded Romaine Lettuce from a Single ...
    07/20/2014 - 7:37 am | View Website
  • 2011 Germany E. coli O104:H4 outbreak
    A novel strain of Escherichia coli O104:H4 bacteria caused a serious outbreak of foodborne illness focused in northern Germany in May through June 2011. The illness ...
    07/19/2014 - 7:27 pm | View Website
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