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CDC: Multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce from California

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Posted at 5:02 PM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 17:02:20-05

CDC, public health and the FDA are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California region.

Based on this information, CDC is advising customers to not eat any romaine lettuce harvested in that area.

A total of 40 people infected with the outbreak strain have been reported from 16 states. For more information on the outbreak and how to tell if your lettuce is safe, click here.