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…

Chiquita Brands International’s salad division, Fresh Express Inc., is recalling bagged, chopped romaine because a production line error resulted in condiment packets for other products being included in the romaine bags. recalled-Fresh-Express-romaine The condiments’ ingredients are not included on the chopped romaine labels and therefore pose an allergen threat for people with food allergies or sensitivities…

Taylor Farms is recalling 110 cases of Taylor Farms Hearts of Romaine 10 oz. bags of romaine lettuce due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. The affected product bears a UPC of 0-30223-04032-3 and features a best-by date of today, Dec. 13, 2012. The product was sold in California and Florida. No reported illnesses have…

Ten-ounce plastic bags of chopped hearts of romaine supplied to Publix Supermarkets by Ready Pac and sold under the Publix Hearts of Romaine brand are being recalled for possible Listeria contamination.

A sample of the product tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was positive for Listeria, a sometimes-deadly pathogen that also can…

Fresh Express has recalled an expired produce product because a test on one package came back positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled 9 0z. Leafy Green Romaine Salad carry the expired use-by date of September 16. Consequently, the recalled product is no longer available in stores. Fresh Express issued the recall to cover the unlikely…

Fresh Express, Inc. announced Sunday that the company was recalling a limited quantity of expired 10 oz. Hearts of Romaine salad with the expired Use-by Date of August 23, 2012 as a precaution due to a positive test for Listeria monocytogenes.  Product codes associated with the recall begin with “G2222”. According to a company press…

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Tanimura & Antle romaine lettuce grown in California due to a possible E. coli risk. The affected product bears the UPC code 0-27918-20314-9 and was sold starting August 8. No illnesses have been reported. The product has not yet been recalled in the U.S.