lettuce

In this Aug. 16, 2007 file photo, a worker harvests romaine lettuce in Salinas, Calif. U.S. health officials are declaring an end to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce from California.
Paul Sakuma/AP Photo, File
January 10, 2019 - 11:27 am
By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are declaring an end to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce from California. From October to December, the E. coli outbreak sickened 62 people in 16 states. No one died, but 25 people were hospitalized...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo Lisa Dennis selects a head of green lettuce from the vegetable shelves at the East End Food Co-op Federal Credit Union in Pittsburgh.
Jessie Wardarski/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File
November 26, 2018 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label. The Food and Drug Administration narrowed its blanket warning from last week, when it said people shouldn't eat any type of romaine because of an E. coli outbreak. The agency said Monday...
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Romaine Salad
Dreamstime
November 20, 2018 - 3:30 pm
(KYW Newsradio/CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce, as it may be contaminated with E. coli. Thirty-two people, including 13 who have been hospitalized, have been infected with the outbreak strain in 11 states, according...
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tortilla wrap
Djama86 | Dreamstime.com
August 01, 2018 - 8:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination. The Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the products, distributed by...
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Romaine lettuce
Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP
June 01, 2018 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The growing season there ended six weeks ago, and it's unlikely...
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April 27, 2018 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A nasty strain of bacteria that can cause severe illness is what's driving a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, health officials said Friday. The government now has reports of 98 people who got sick in 22 states. Forty-six people have been hospitalized, including 10...
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Scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver.
AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda
April 26, 2018 - 5:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food. The genetic analysis is being used to bolster investigations and — in some cases...
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