2 cases reported in Colorado related to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak
ATLANTA -- Colorado now has two cases linked to the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are currently 98 cases in 22 states linked to this outbreak. Forty-six people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. The CDC says do not eat or buy romaine lettuce unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. The outbreak has been traced to that area, but the exact source hasn't been pinpointed. Product labels often do not identify growing regions.