Serious E. Coli Multistate Outbreak: CDC Warns Do Not Eat Romaine Lettuce Unless You Can Confirm It is Not from Yuma, Arizona Growing Region

Food Safety and Recalls

The list of people infected with the multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 is quickly growing. Currently, the CDC is reporting that as of April 19, 2018, 53 people in 16 states have been infected, including 31 people who have been hospitalized and five people who have developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic…

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WYLWOOD FROZEN BROCCOLI RECALLED IN OHIO AND 11 OTHER STATES

Food Safety

Frozen broccoli cuts sold in 11 states including Ohio have been recalled over fears of listeria contamination. (4/1/16 FDA Announcement.) Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. It can also cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and…

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