Romaine Lettuce Recall Details: E. Coli Linked To 23 States' Romaine Supply

An E. coli outbreak possibly linked to tainted lettuce has sickened at least 19 people in Ohio, New York and Michigan, including students on three college campuses, prompting a recall throughout much of the country.

Freshway Foods of Sidney, Ohio, said it was recalling romaine lettuce sold under the Freshway and Imperial Sysco brands in 23 states and the District of Columbia because of a possible link to E. coli. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - May 6, 2010 - 6:08 PM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - May 7, 2010 - 11:58 AM PDT

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by Dwight Rousu - May. 15, 2010

Jalonick covers the breaking health news of exposure, but forgoes depth reporting on the systemic causes for the outbreak in the agribusiness industry.

Too big to feed us? Concentrated risk in food production? And there is no mention of the residues of herbicides and pesticides in agribusiness foods that are not organic. Lettuce prey...

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