Break in the E.coli romaine lettuce case: location of strain found


(WIAT) — CBS 42 now knows where the romaine lettuce linked to an E.coli outbreak is based.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the E.coli strain has been traced to a reservoir on a farm in Santa Barbara County, California.

Other possible sources for the outbreak are still being investigated. The CDC advises people not to eat romaine lettuce grown in California’s Monterey, San Benito and Santa Barbara counties until the investigation is complete.

Properly labeled romaine grown outside those counties and harvested after November 23rd is okay to eat.

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