CDC: Romaine lettuce linked by to October and November E. coli O157 outbreak in midwest
Posted: December 8th, 2011 - 4:06pm
- 60 illnesses in 10 states linked to the outbreak; 37 ill in Missouri
- Outbreak has been linked to romaine lettuce; many ill individuals consumed the lettuce at Schnucks grocery store outlets in the St. Louis area
- Fresh produce is not cooked, so any poop that comes in contact with it from farm-to-fork can be passed to diners.