Update on the investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak due to Romaine from Salinas, California

According to the CDC, as of December 2, 2019, 102 people from 23 states were infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7. The case patients report that illnesses started on dates ranging from September 24, 2019, to November 18, 2019. Illness onset dates reported to date are before the public warning issued on November 22. FDA continues to investigate the cause of this outbreak. Samples and information collected as part of farm investigations are currently being analyzed. The FDA and state partners are conducting a traceback investigation to determine whether a common supplier or source of contamination can be identified.  The Salinas region includes Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Benito, and Monterey counties in California. @ https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/investigation-e-coli-o157h7-outbreak-linked-romaine-salinas-california-november-2019?utm_campaign=Outbreak%20E.%20coli%20Romaine%2012042019&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua

 Outbreak Investigation of lllnesses caused by E. coli O157:H7
Outbreak Investigation of lllnesses caused by E. coli O157:H7

FDA continues to warn against eating romaine from Salinas, investigate farms, conduct traceback

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