Okay friends, before we go any further about this extremely dangerous E. Coli Outbreak that has swept across 25 states, we want to make something very clear: if you’re planning on having a salad with Romaine Lettuce for lunch today, stop and decide on something else.
In fact, if you have any romaine lettuce in your kitchen at all, it’s time to get up and toss it right now – no matter where you live.
Now that we’ve got that settled, it’s time to dig into the nitty gritty about what happened with this E. Coli outbreak and focus on what you need to know.
What the CDC says about the romaine lettuce outbreak
The outbreak started on March 13th, 2018 and as of May 1, 2018, the CDC has reported that 121 people have been affected due to the E. Coli O157:H7 coming from now 25 different states – all due to eating contaminated Romaine lettuce. While it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact location of where the outbreak started, it has been mostly linked to the Yuma, Arizona area, since they are responsible for 90% of the production of romaine lettuce.
And people are getting really, really sick.
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