Romaine lettuce still causing major e coli outbreaks across US and now spreading to Canada

Romaine lettuce still causing major e coli outbreaks across US and now spreading to CanadaInvestigators are still working to identify the source of batches of romaine lettuce believed to be linked to multiple outbreaks of E. coli spreading across the United States and Canada. The Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has not yet released updates regarding the total number of people taken ill during the major outbreaks since it issued a warning last week that identified at least 32 cases across 11 states. The outbreak now appears to have spread to Canada, with health officials and investigators believing more than 20 cases of E. coli in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick were linked to the spread in the US.



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