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Canada Public Health Agency

E. coli cases linked to romaine lettuce; 21 sick, 10 hospitalized

UPDATED 8:10 p.m. EST — Outbreak investigators are warning the public that romaine lettuce is linked to an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections in Canada, with the potentially deadly strain having already hospitalized half of the victims. Three provincial health departments are reporting outbreak cases, with 21 sick people confirmed so far. Ten of the victims… Continue Reading

Two lawsuits over last year’s Listeria outbreak settled by Dole

The deadly Listeria outbreak that shutdown the Ohio Dole Fresh Vegetables salad processing facility for three months in early 2016 is now in civil litigation, but that too may be ending.  The Dayton Daily News was first to report that Monterey, CA-based Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. has reached separate undisclosed settlements  with two of the… Continue Reading