Published On: Fri, Jan 5th, 2018

Health Alert: US And Canada E. coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce

Romaine lettuce might be the source of E. coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada.

Consumer Reports warns people to avoid eating romaine lettuce after it is linked to the E. coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada. The E. coli bacteria infected almost 60 people in Canada and 13 states in the U.S. including California, New York, Michigan, Illinois and Ohio.

The Center for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) reported that the E. coli outbreak has started spreading in mid-November. It had sent a number of people to the hospital and also caused a death of one person in the U.S. It is also reported that another person died in Canada, in which the source of bacteria was traced to the leafy greens, according to CBS News.

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Health Alert: US And Canada E. coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce