5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened In Romaine Lettuce OutbreakFour more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted Arizona-grown romaine lettuce, bringing the total to five.
Restaurants Try To Calm Customers, Say Their Romaine Is SafeAt many restaurants across the country, romaine is still on the menu. Both family-run operations and big chains say they've checked with suppliers and are confident their romaine comes from places that aren't affected by E. coli.
More Illnesses In E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine LettuceThe number of people who are being hospitalized due to a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to grow, the CDC said.
McDonald's Franchise Owner Who Created Big Mac DiesThe McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. Michael "Jim" Delligatti was 98.
I-Team Sources: 18-Wheeler Pursuit Is Part Of A Bigger CrimeThe CBS 11 News I-Team has learned the driver of an 18-wheeler, involved in a police chase that many viewers watched live on CBS 11 and CBSDFW.COM, may have been trying to get away with a load of cabbage and lettuce.
I-Team: Eat Your Veggies, But Wash Them FirstThe I-Team visited North Texas grocery stores and a Farmer's Market. We bought lettuce, spinach, cilantro, tomatoes and oranges. We swabbed the produce and tested the swabs to see what was lurking on the groceries we bought.
Study Says Leafy Greens Top Food Poisoning Source A big government study has fingered leafy greens like lettuce and spinach as the leading source of food poisoning. Experts repeated often-heard advice: Be sure to wash those foods or cook them thoroughly.
Lettuce Recall A Northern California produce supplier said Sunday it is voluntarily recalling romaine lettuce that was shipped to 19 states including Texas.