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E. coli Lettuce Outbreak – US Stats Rise, Outbreak Over in Canada

By: Candess Zona-Mendola The CDC announced an additional 7 illnesses linked to its outbreak of E. coli O157 reportedly linked to “leafy greens.” At this time, state and local public health officials continue to interview sick people in the US … Continue reading

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E. coli in Lettuce – No Recall Yet, But US’ Largest Food Service Company is First to Suspend Romaine

By: Candess Zona-Mendola In the midst of the two E. coli outbreaks plaguing the United States and Canada, it seems that, despite the lack of recalls in either country, some companies are taking it into their own hands to suspend … Continue reading

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What are the CDC and FDA Doing About the E. coli Outbreak?

While two people have died and more than 13 states and parts of Canada have been affected with the recent outbreak of E. coli. So far, the CDC and FDA have not released any official press release. Some restaurants have … Continue reading

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Romaine Roulette – E. coli in Lettuce

By: Candess Zona-Mendola Although the CDC has not confirmed that romaine lettuce is the cause for the current US outbreak of E. coli O157, I can definitively say one thing, I am going to avoid eating Cesar salads for a … Continue reading

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How Does E. coli Get Into Produce?

By: Alice Vo Edwards The recent E. coli outbreak linked with romaine lettuce has many people wondering: how does E. coli get into produce? E. coli is a bacteria that people and animals carry and excrete in their feces. Restaurant-related … Continue reading

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