Romaine Lettuce Recall Is Issued


A lettuce produce recall is in effect over E.coli concerns.

The voluntary recall by producer Tanimura and Antle in Salinas, California was confirmed by an FDA tweet Friday. The company's romaine lettuce packed as single heads with packaging dates of October 15 and 16 are affected. The product was distributed in Puerto Rico and in 19 U.S. states.

The states are Alaska, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Michigan also issued an advisory after finding an E.coli positive sample at a Walmart.

There are no reports of anyone getting sick so far.

Source:USA Today