Massive E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Turns Deadly

Massive E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce turns deadly

The California Department of Public Health confirmed to Ars that a resident had died from an illness linked to contaminated romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma region. “Due to patient privacy laws, we cannot provide further details,” the department said in a statement. But it added that the death was among 24 cases of illnesses in the state linked to the salad staple.