Update (January 10th, 2018)
“The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a Public Health Notice advising consumers that the outbreak appears to be over and individuals in affected provinces are no longer advised to consider consuming other types of lettuce, instead of romaine lettuce.”
Update (December 28, 2018)
There are currently 41 cases of E.coli infections in five eastern provinces linked to romaine lettuce. While @CFIACanada is testing romaine lettuce for the presence of E. coli as part of the food safety investigation, these illnesses appear to be ongoing and indicate that contaminated romaine lettuce may still be on the market (including in restaurants, grocery stores, and any establishments that serve food).
UPDATE! More cases of E. Coli infections are being reported. Canadians are being warned to avoid Romaine Lettuce until FURTHER NOTICE!!
There has been ONE DEATH and dozens of illnesses being reported in several weeks!!!
21 cases of E.coli infections reported.
These E.coli infections have been linked to Romaine lettuce.
This recall involves the following three provinces so far;
- New Brunswick
- Newfoundland and Labrador
Please share so no one gets sick!!