CDC Investigation: E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia-based health promotion and disease prevention authority, provides an update into E. coli 0157 H7 Infections now linked to Romaine Lettuce, an outbreak that has sickened at least forty (40) people across 16 states.

CDC: http://ht.ly/Y8dK30pWJ2d

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s1122-investigation-update-e-coli-infections-romaine-lettuce.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) has launched an investigation into a multi-state E. coli 0157 H7 outbreak that is currently active within United States, thought to be caused by contact with and/or consumption of Romaine Lettuce.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Issues Final Romaine Lettuce Update [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues its final update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine Lettuce due to Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine.

CDC: http://ht.ly/bhvR30ngukU

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0109-final-ecoli-update.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this E. coli O157:H7 outbreak appears to have begun in October with cases reported from October 8, 2018 to December 13, 2018. As of January 9, 2019, this outbreak appears to be over.

 

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CDC Issues Romaine Lettuce Warning [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, warns consumers, restaurants and retailers not to eat, serve or sell any Romaine Lettuce products as it investigates an outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine.

This warning comes after at least thirty-two (32) illnesses have been reported from eleven (11) states, including thirteen (13) people who have been hospitalized. One person developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (“HUS”), a type of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.

CDC: http://ht.ly/1RgN30mHZEm

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/s1120-ecoli-romain-lettuce.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this E. coli O157:H7 outbreak appears to have begun last month, with cases reported from October 8, 2018 to October 31, 2018

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Romaine Lettuce Warning Final Update [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, has issued its final warning update against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. CDC: http://ht.ly/60sE30kKEAU

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Romaine Lettuce products were subject to this recall:

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Romaine Lettuce Warning Update [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, updates its ongoing warnings against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. CDC: http://ht.ly/m3Gf30kjspP

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Romaine Lettuce products are subject to this recall:

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Romaine Lettuce E.coli Warning [US & Canada]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, has further updated its warning against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. In addition, the Public Health Agency of Canada (“PHAC”) has issued warnings for Canadians consuming Romaine Lettuce related to this outbreak.

CDC: http://ht.ly/Rc7G30k5hfz

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Romaine Lettuce products are subject to this recall:

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Romaine Lettuce Warning Update [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, updates its warning against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards.

CDC: http://ht.ly/vOt130jGS4W

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Romaine Lettuce products are subject to this recall:

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