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Produce Industry Pressured to Step up Safety After Repeat Outbreaks

After repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce, the produce industry is confronting the failure of its own safety measures in preventing contaminations. The E. coli outbreak announced just before Thanksgiving follows one in the spring that sickened more …

Food Warnings May Impact Thanksgiving Table

First, it was the turkey. Now, it’s the salad. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told American consumers Tuesday to avoid romaine lettuce because it might be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli bacteria. Even if you have some …

E. Coli Scare to End in Weeks as California Resumes Lettuce Output

The concerns over the recent U.S. outbreak of E. coli involving romaine lettuce may last no more than a few weeks, as the area of Arizona where the offending produce is believed to have come from is now out of …

CDC Issues Warning Over Romaine Lettuce E. coli Fears

U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several …