The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states including the Ohio Department of Health, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, CA, growing region.

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is working with local health departments, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and consumer Protection (DATCP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce(link is external). 

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According to the FDA, Based on the information indicating that ill people in Maryland were exposed to romaine lettuce harvested in Salinas, California, FDA, with the assistance of staff from the California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Food and Agriculture,

Consumers should avoid eating any products with romaine lettuce from that region

As part of the ongoing investigation into the multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157) infections, Wisconsin health and food safety officials have found E. coli O157:H7 bacteria in an unopened bag of pre-washed chopped romaine collected from an ill person’s

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and FDA are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections. As of December 9, 2019, a total of eight people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 have been reported from three states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from November

At 1:00 AM, it is unclear if this outbreak Canadian outbreak announcement of 16 ill is related to the recent outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California that has thus far sickened 2 Canadians and 102 U.S. citizens.  See, Salinas Romaine sickens 2 in Canada and 102 in the United States with E.

Since November 22, 2019, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has identified one additional E. coli illness in Canada with a similar genetic fingerprint to illnesses reported in the ongoing United States (U.S.) E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce harvested in Salinas, California which has sickened at least 102 people in 23 states