E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce kills 1 in California, expands to 25 states. The weeks-long E. Coli outbreak has infected 121 people and killed one person in California, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The CDC continues to recommend people not eat romaine lettuce unless they can assure it does not come from Yuma, Arizona, believed to be the source of E. Coli. Ref. USAToday.
Happens a lot when the food is not cooked so its easy to pass on the contamination as it travels. Makes you think twice when you visit that salad bar doesn't it? ;).
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We break from E. Coli Spreading Throughout USA to share wisdom from the past:
Today is: 23rd October (GMT), in history on the 23rd of October, 1869 AD the following death happened:
Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque: Belgian composer, dies at 72