Health officials say New Brunswick E. coli case linked to romaine lettuce

Nov 26, 2018, 00:14
Health officials say New Brunswick E. coli case linked to romaine lettuce

Njoo says the most recent illness began November 1 but a delay in reporting means the agency didn't find out about it until this week. People are also being advised to throw out any romaine they have at home. Traceback Investigation As such, the FDA, in cooperation with other agencies, is conducting a traceback investigation to determine the source of the romaine lettuce consumed by those who fell ill.

You may have noticed Prince George grocery stores have no romaine lettuce on the shelves. The symptoms most people experience are severe stomach cramps, diarrhea that may contain blood, vomiting and sometimes a fever.

Our E. coli lawyers have litigated E. coli and HUS cases stemming from outbreaks traced to ground beef, raw milk, lettuce, spinach, sprouts, and other food products.

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In a tweet Friday, Scott Gottlieb, the commission of the FDA, said the current outbreak likely came from California based on "growing and harvesting patterns".

Restaurants and retailers should not serve or sell any romaine lettuce, including salads and salad mixes containing romaine. Two families - one in British Columbia (who had been in California the week before) and one in NY (woman developed HUS and was in ICU for weeks) - reported romaine consumption and a positive test for Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7).

Professor in food distribution and policy, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, said, with this being the third romaine alert in just under a year, consumer confidence in lettuce overall has been shaken.

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But in the meantime, officials are still urging consumers to throw away all romaine lettuce and to clean the area where the lettuce was stored. Charlebois said they're not even yet able to confidently narrow it down to a specific US state. Given that this is a very risky outbreak of E-coli it doesn't just cause Gastroenteritis, there is actual kidney failures happening.

"We do support their initiative to get more lettuce into schools, assuming it's not laced with E. coli, of course".

On Wednesday, they extended their warning to New Brunswick after a confirmed case of E. coli in that province.

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People infected with E. coli can have a wide range of symptoms.

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