USA: Consumers warned of Romaine lettuce health risk after E. coli outbreak
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to eat Spokane Produce brand romaine lettuce because it has been associated with an outbreak of the potentially deadly bacteria E. coli O157:H7 in a cheerleading camp in Washington State in mid July. The romaine lettuce, which is sold under several different brand names, is packaged in five-pound bags labelled "Romaine Toss" and was distributed by Food Services of America. The product has a shelf life of two weeks. To date, the outbreak has only involved exposure to romaine lettuce packaged in these five-pound bags.
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