Last Saturday, acting upon information that we learned from WILX-TV, we told you here that your romaine lettuce could be contaminated and to throw it away to prevent the possibility of becoming ill from E. coli infection.

Now, according to WILX, the romaine lettuce in question has become a Michigan thing. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now says that 50 plus people in 16 states, which includes our state, have gotten sick after eating chopped, bagged romaine lettuce which is believed to be at risk of E. coli contamination.

If you have been infected by E. coli, your symptoms can include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting.

If you have chopped, bagged romaine lettuce, the CDC says to throw it away.

There's more information here from WILX-TV.

 

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