Wisconsin officials have found E. coli O157:H7 in an unopened bag of pre-washed, chopped romaine collected from an ill person’s home.  Laboratory testing is pending to determine if the E. coli matches a strain causing one of the ongoing multi-state outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce.

The Wisconsin findings are part of the investigation into a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. The E. coli O157 bacteria was found in a bag of chopped Fresh Express brand “Leafy Green Romaine” lettuce with a use-by date of 11/14/2019 and a lot code of Z301 A05B.

The source of the romaine identified

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