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Seattle E. coli cases unrelated to Salinas, Calif., romaine

The King County (Ore.) Public Health Department is investigating an E. coli outbreak unrelated to the one believed to have originated in romaine grown in the Salinas, Calif., area.

E. coli outbreak numbers climb; Canada adds romaine import rules

Federal agencies have increased the number of cases in the E. coli outbreak linked to Salinas, Calif., romaine, and investigators continue to seek the exact source of the lettuce.

‘Frustration, heartbreak:’ E. coli outbreak draws grower response

With yet another E. coli outbreak linked to romaine rocking the produce industry, groups representing leafy greens growers say they are "devastated" and the situation is "unacceptable." 

Bill seeks FDA access to animal operations during outbreaks

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, has introduced a bill designed to allow regulators easier access to animal farms during investigations into the source of foodborne illness outbreaks.

FDA: Do not eat Salinas romaine, E. coli traceback continues

As the number of E. coli cases linked to romaine has risen to 40, federal health and regulatory officials are warning consumers not to eat romaine lettuce originating from Salinas, Calif.

Ready Pac brand processor recalls products with romaine

Processor Missa Bay LLC has recalled more than three dozen salad products with romaine as investigators search for a cause of an eight-state E. coli outbreak with 17 cases.

Ready Pac salad not a common link in 8-state E. coli outbreak

UPDATED: The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an eight-state outbreak of E. coli.

Maryland: E. coli related to romaine in Ready Pac salad

The Maryland Department of Health is advising consumers to not eat Ready Pac Bistro Bowl Chicken Caesar Salads with specific lot numbers, after seven cases of E. coli were reported in the state.

As romaine problems continue, FDA takes closer look

The Food and Drug Administration will be collecting romaine samples in California and Arizona for a year to test for salmonella and E. coli following several foodborne outbreaks linked to the lettuce.

FDA: No ‘actionable information’ in recent E. coli outbreak

A recent E. coli outbreak “likely associated with romaine lettuce” has come to light, with the Food and Drug Administration announcing there was no actionable information to alert consumers.