E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine, CDC says

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - An E. coli outbreak in more than 10 states has been linked to chopped romaine lettuce, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

The agency’s most recent update indicated that 35 people had become infected - but no deaths had been reported.

The CDC traced the infection to the Yuma, Ariz. growing region, but they said no common source had been identified.

The CDC recommends that consumers should refrain from eating any chopped romaine lettuce, and sanitize any areas where it might have been stored.

Click here to read the CDC’s full report.

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