CDC issues alert to avoid romaine lettuce

3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago Tuesday, November 20 2018 Nov 20, 2018 Tuesday, November 20, 2018 6:19:00 PM CST November 20, 2018 in News
By: Mauricio Venegas, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

WASHINGTON DC - Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an alert for consumers to avoid eating romaine lettuce. 

CDC is advising consumers in the U.S. and in Canada not to eat any romaine lettuce, while retailers and restaurant have been told not to sell or serve any until more is known about the outbreak. 

CDC is also advising consumers to throw away any romaine lettuce they have at home and for restaurants to avoid serving any salads or salad mixes containing romaine lettuce. 

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