Are outbreaks involving fresh produce, including romaine lettuce, on the rise?

The CDC and other public health institutions are investigating another Escherichia coli outbreak linked to leafy greens, this time Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kits.As of Dec. 9, the outbreak included eight cases in three states, including three hospitalizations and no deaths.The product has not been recalled, but the CDC urged consumers and retailers not to sell or consume any Fresh Express kits with a lot code that begins with Z and the UPC 071279309064, and a best-before date up to and including Dec. 7, 2019.According to the CDC, the Fresh Express salad kits implicated inRead More

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