Local food safety lawyer offers advice on romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak
SEATTLE -- Fifty-one people have gotten E. coli after eating romaine lettuce, including one case in Washington. Based on new information, the CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region. This warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, in addition to chopped romaine and salads and salad mixes containing romaine.