News – “E. coli outbreak: CDC says if you don’t know source of romaine lettuce, don’t eat it”

cbsnews.com – Federal health officials warn you not to eat any romaine lettuce unless you know where it’s from, as the E. coli outbreak spreads across the country. The CDC advisory now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, along with chopped and bagged romaine and salad mixes that include romaine.

While the government believes that the lettuce is from the Yuma, Arizona region, it doesn’t know specifically who grew, supplied or distributed the contaminated vegetables.

The CDC says that it can take an average of three to four days after coming into contact with E. coli for people to start feeling symptoms.

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CBS News confirms at least 64 people have been infected in 16 states from an E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce; 31 have been hospitalized.

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“It was a scary process,” said Mia Zlupko, a high school dancer who enjoys eating healthy foods…

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