1st death reported in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

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1st death reported in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

This colorized scanning electron microscope image shows E. coli bacteria of the O157:H7 strain that produces a powerful toxin which can cause illness. On May 2, U.S. health officials said California reported the first death in a national food poisoning outbreak tied to E. coli and romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz., which provides most of the romaine sold in the U.S. during the winter.
Romaine lettuce in Houston. On May 2, U.S. health officials said California reported the first death in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.

1st death reported in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

This colorized scanning electron microscope image shows E. coli bacteria of the O157:H7 strain that produces a powerful toxin which can cause illness. On May 2, U.S. health officials said California reported the first death in a national food poisoning outbreak tied to E. coli and romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz., which provides most of the romaine sold in the U.S. during the winter.
Romaine lettuce in Houston. On May 2, U.S. health officials said California reported the first death in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
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