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Multistate E. coli Outbreak Associated with Romaine Lettuce

Romaine lettuce

Romaine lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California, growing region.

At a Glance (current as of 11/26/2019):

• Reported cases: 67

• States: 19

• Hospitalizations: 39

• Deaths: 0

• Recall: Yes

For the most recent update from CDC and FDA, please click here .  Download the Frequently Asked Questions from this page for answers to the most common questions about this outbreak.