Health Officials Disclose Another Romaine Outbreak, Now Over

It’s not clear why romaine keeps sickening people, but experts note the difficulty of eliminating risk posed by raw vegetables grown in open fields.

  • Published 1 November 2019
  • Updated 25 November 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials disclosed another food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, but they said it appears to be over. The disclosure comes after the produce industry said it was stepping up safety measures following a series of outbreaks, including one last year that sickened more than 200 people and killed five. It’s not clear why romaine keeps sickening people, but experts note the difficulty of eliminating risk posed by raw… Read at AP News