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Greens goblins: E. Coli scare prompts California lettuce recall

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California is one of the states on alert for a voluntary recall of more than two thousand cases of potentially contaminated lettuce in the U.S. and Canada.

In consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and based on testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of romaine lettuce because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7).  

Details of the recall via FDA -

In total, 2,095 cases of potentially affected product were distributed, beginning August 2. 1,969 cases were shipped to 19 U.S. states and Puerto Rico. No other Tunimura & Antle products are included in this recall. No associated illnesses have been reported.