January 6th, 2018 – E. Coli Warning

Consumer Reports warns that people in 13 states have become sick from a dangerous strain of  E. coli in the United States and Canada.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), five people in the United States have died.  Canada has reported one death so far.   Although the CDC and FDA are investigating the matter, they have said that they do not have enough information to recommend that people avoid a particular food because of the outbreak.  Canadian officials have identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak.   See the Consumer Reports article here: https://www.consumerreports.org/food-safety/avoid-romaine-lettuce-for-now/