November 25, 2019 – Check your fridge. The Illinois Department of Public Health says a recent outbreak of E-Coli may be linked to Romaine lettuce. At least 40 cases of E-coli infection have been reported in 16 states so far, including one in Illinois. That person had to be hospitalized. Public health Director, Ngozi Ezike says it’s tied to Romaine grown in Salinas, Ca.
One comapny, Missa Bay, is recalling some of it’s “Ready to Eat” salad products in response.