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Dec 13, 2018

Dec 13, 2018
Romaine lettuce in a bowl

Romaine E coli probe leads to Santa Barbara County farm

As the outbreak grows to 59 cases, officials puzzle over why romaine and not other lettuce was tainted.

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018

News Scan for Dec 07, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Costco antibiotic policy
Polio in 3 countries
Imported malaria in UK

Nov 29, 2018

Nov 29, 2018

News Scan for Nov 29, 2018

Slight Northern Hemisphere flu rise
E coli romaine probe
Tahini-linked Salmonella outbreak

Nov 27, 2018

Nov 27, 2018
Farmers market romaine lettuce

FDA narrows romaine E coli source to Central Coast growing area

The CDC notes 11 more illnesses, raising the outbreak total to 43 cases in 12 states.

Nov 20, 2018

Nov 20, 2018
Romaine lettuce closeup

E coli probe prompts CDC warning to avoid all romaine

So far 32 illnesses have been confirmed in 11 states, as well as 18 cases in Canada.

Nov 07, 2018

Nov 07, 2018

News Scan for Nov 07, 2018

Saudi MERS case
Cake mix Salmonella details
Cat-linked H7N2 flu infection

Nov 06, 2018

Nov 06, 2018

Food Safety Scan for Nov 06, 2018

FDA mandatory food-recall guidance
Cake mix Salmonella

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018
romaine farm

FDA issues final report on E coli in Arizona-grown romaine

Investigators were't able to determine exactly how the water contaminated the lettuce, which may have occurred by irrigation or the dilution of chemical to protect crops.

Oct 08, 2018

Oct 08, 2018

News Scan for Oct 08, 2018

FDA approves expanded Gardasil use
Cholera cases rise in Zimbabwe and Niger

Oct 04, 2018

Oct 04, 2018

News Scan for Oct 04, 2018

New Saudi MERS case
Baloxavir benefits for high-risk groups
Oral flu vaccine trial
Coconut Salmonella outbreak

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