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Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak (Mostly) Traced to Santa Maria, Calif. Farm

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Romaine E. Coli Outbreak
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The romaine lettuce crisis is still not over, but there are signs that the deadly E. coli outbreak that made most of the nation’s lettuce inedible may at least be under control. Mostly. Sort of.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in cooperation with the the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health partners, have identified sediment in an agricultural water reservoir on a farm owned by Santa Maria, Calif.-based Adam Brothers Farming as one source of the E. coli contamination, the CDC announced on Friday.

 

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