Health Officials Warn: Don’t Eat Any Romaine Lettuce After a Potential E.coli Outbreak

Federal Health Officials warned today that romaine lettuce should not by eaten by anyone across the country after 32 people in 11 states fell sick with some form of E. coli.

From CNN:

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce, as it may be contaminated with E. coli.

Thirty-two people, including 13 who have been hospitalized, have been infected with the outbreak strain in 11 states, according to the CDC. One of the hospitalized people developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a potentially life-threatening form of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.
People have become sick in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Update: Bodek & Kosher Gardens released the statements below following the CDC alert saying their lettuce are safe to eat.

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