Toss Your Salads
I had no idea this was going on until I went to Price Choppers to buy a salad. Apparently, there is a ban on Romaine lettuce because of E. Coli. I've been so consumed with Thanksgiving I didn't even know this was a thing.
CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available.
New York isn't the only state being affected by the ban, 11 States are under warning because of the deadly bacteria. As of today Thirty-two people infected with the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 have been reported from 11 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 8, 2018 to October 31, 2018. Thirteen people were hospitalized, including one person who developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.