Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Chopped Romaine Lettuce

Information collected to date by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region could be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 and could make people sick. As of April 13th, 35 people have been sickened in 11 states, including 2 in Connecticut. At this time, no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified. For more information, including advice for restaurants, retailers, and consumers, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.