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Amidst New E. Coli Outbreak, FDA To Start Testing Romaine Lettuce

November 20, 2018
Amidst a new e. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce that has sickened 32 people in 11 states, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that FDA will start “a special effort to sample and test romaine lettuce for contamination throughout the market.” Though the agency chief did not include more details on the effort, he warned consumers not to eat any romaine products, and encouraged industry to remove any romaine from the market, until health agencies in the United States...


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