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romaine lettuce e. coli outbreak linked to arizona producers

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romaine lettuce e. coli outbreak linked to arizona producers

a nationwide e. coli outbreak has now spread to 11 states, with 35 total reported cases. as of now, no deaths have been reported — though three people who have been hospitalized developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome. the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc), the u.s. food and drug administration, and the u.s. department of agriculture's food safety and inspection service have been investigating the outbreak and have determined a source: romaine lettuce grown in yuma, arizona. ninety-three percent of those who fell ill reported eating romaine lettuce prior to the sickness — many of which consumed salad at a local restaurant. romaine lettuce was the only ingredient involved in every salad reportedly consumed. according to reporting by p...