Romaine Lettuce Causes E. coli Outbreak in Several States
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning the public to keep an eye out for products containing romaine lettuce.
E. coli sickness has spread to 11 states in recent days due to lettuce that is growing in the Yuma, Arizona area. The has caused a number of voluntary recalls for products that contain romaine lettuce, along with some confusion about what products actually contain lettuce grown in the Yuma area.
The CDC says 22 individuals have been hospitalized since March 22nd with some of those individuals developing a type of kidney failure associated with E. coli.
Walmart has released a list of products that could contain lettuce from the Arizona region, but there is not yet a clear report of the exact source of the outbreak. If you think you have purchased an item from Walmart that contains lettuce from Yuma, Arizona you can contact them here with questions and for further info.
Marketside Chef Salad
Marketside Caesar Salad 14.5 OZ
Marketside Cobb Salad
Marketside Southwest Salad
Organic Romaine Hearts
Marketside Caesar Salad 14.5Z TF
Marketside Crisp Greens Blend, 12 OZ
Marketside Romaine Salad 9 OZ
Marketside Romaine Salad 18 OZ
Marketside Bacon Caesar Salad Kit 14.6 OZ
Marketside Caesar Salad, 22.25 OZ
Marketside Chopped Southwest Salad, 13.65 OZ
Marketside Romaine Salad 10 OZ
Marketside Organic Spring Mix Salad 10 OZ
Marketside Bistro Blend Salad 10 OZ
Marketside Italian Chopped Salad 12.7 OZ
Chicken Caesar Salad
BLT Salad w/Chicken 6.5O OZ
Marketside FRD Chicken Salad 13.3 OZ
Chopped Italian Salad 6.25 OZ
Chef Salad 7.75 OZ
Marketside Chicken Apple Walnut Salad 16 OZ
Caesar Salad with Chicken & Bacon 5.75 OZ
Marketside Sunflower Bacon Crunch Chopped Salad Kit 13.6 OZ
Marketside Thai Style Chopped Salad Kit 13OZ
Marketside Chopped Salad Kit, Caesar, 11.3 OZ
Marketside Cherry Almond Gorgonzola Chopped Salad Kit 13.6 OZ
Garden Salad w/ Chicken & Bacon 5.75 OZ
Chopped Farmhouse Salad w/ Chicken & Bacon 6.25 OZ
Marketside Steak Fiesta Salad
Marketside Salad Kit, Smoky BBQ Chop 13.35 OZ
Marketside Greek Chicken Salad
Walmart has also issued a voluntary recall on eggs! Find more info on the egg recall here.