CDC reveals 67 people in 19 states have contracted E. coli from lettuce grown in Salinas, California

So far, 67 people have been sickened in 19 states and 39 people have been hospitalized in the current E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, the CDC said on Tuesday.
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THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2019 -- Federal health officials are currently investigating a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli infection linked to romaine lettuce thought to be grown in Salinas, California. Case numbers have risen from 67 reported a week...
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The CDC is reporting cases of an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce in 23 states. They were grown in or near Salinas, California. The number of people sick has increased from 67 to 102 in one week. Anna Werner reports.
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At least 39 people have been hospitalized due to the outbreak.
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Sixty-seven people have been infected across 19 states in an E. coli outbreak that is linked to romaine lettuce, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Officials are investigating lettuce that was harvested from the Salinas, California, region, the CDC said, warning consumers not to eat it and retailers not to sell any from that area.
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The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises consumers, retailers and restaurants throw out any romaine lettuce that was grown in the Salinas, Calif. region. The number of E. coli infections has increased to 102 cases reported in 23 states, including 10 cases of kidney failure, since the outbreak was declared late November. E. coli illnesses began in late September, according to the CDC, which is continuing to investigate if any other products can be linked to the outbreak. No common grower, supplier, distributor or brand of lettuce has been identified, the CDC reports. At least one case involves a child un...
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