California Could Be Source Of Tainted Romaine Lettuce, FDA SaysThe FDA is looking at California as a potential source of romaine lettuce tainted with a potentially deadly strain E. coli.
Health Warnings Concern Families Heading Into ThanksgivingAs millions of Americans prepare for Thanksgiving on Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to keep some things off the menu.
CDC Warns Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid New E. Coli OutbreakThe advice applies to all types of romaine lettuce products including whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags and boxes of pre-cut lettuce and salad mixes that contain romaine, including baby romaine, spring mix and Caesar salad.
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.
Local Restaurants Ease Patrons Fears About E-Coli Tainted Lettuce"If we feel like it wasn’t safe or we couldn’t eat it or our family couldn’t eat it, we wouldn’t even have it in the company."
Texas Now Among States Reporting E Coli Illness Linked To Romaine LettuceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people in 29 states had gotten sick.
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.
Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning SearchesDisease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
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.