18.5.18 Romaine Now Safe

May 18, 2018
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READY FOR ROMAINE

CDC says E. Coli Linked Lettuce is Now Safe to Eat

Federal health officials: the tainted lettuce that sickened 172 people across 32 states, & killed 1, is no longer available for sale.

But are we any closer to answers?

FLIP: WHAT THE FDA SAYS

Safe, But Still Questions…

"The easy answers don’t explain this. We have to look at something potentially different."
Dr. Stephen Ostroff, FDA

  • Harvest season for romaine lettuce, linked to the multi-state E. coli outbreak, is over.
  • FDA says it’s unlikely contaminated lettuce still for sale due to 21-day shelf life.
  • Source of E. Coli still unknown.

Maybe hold off on the caesar salads for now… romaine may be safe, but have you heard about the salmonella outbreak traced to eggs? Click to learn more.

by Jenna Lee,

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