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LGMA plans ‘overhaul’ of food safety rules in wake of outbreaks

E. coli outbreaks linked to California romaine over, but investigations continue, and growers are pledging stricter guidelines for leafy greens.

Company recalls sprouts linked to Iowa E. coli cases

Sprouts Unlimited is recalling clover sprouts, which have been linked to a cluster of E. coli cases under investigation in Iowa.

LGMA's conducting review of food safety practices

As we deal with yet another outbreak involving romaine, calls to do more for food safety are coming from all fronts. No one is more frustrated than the producers of leafy greens that these types of outbreaks continue.

Three E. coli outbreaks have a Salinas romaine grower in common

Traceback investigations into three concurrent E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce from the Salinas, Calif., area, has led to one common grower.

Fresh Express romaine in Wisconsin tests positive for E. coli

Wisconsin health officials, investigating 33 cases of E. coli, has found the pathogen in an unopened bag of Fresh Express brand chopped romaine from Salinas, Calif.

Fresh Express kit named in U.S., Canada E. coli cases

Federal health authorities in the U.S. and Canada are advising consumers not to eat a Fresh Express chopped salad kit, linking it to eight E. coli O157:H7 cases in the U.S. and 16 in Canada.

Canada investigates E. coli outbreak, recalls Fresh Express salad

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Fresh Express’ Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kit with romaine from Salinas, Calif., linking it to 16 cases of E. coli in Canada.

Seattle E. coli patients recover; investigation continues

The King County (Wash.) Public Health Department continues to work with state and federal agencies to find the origin of E. coli that made 13 people ill.

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.