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Area retailers refunding romaine lettuce due to E. coli outbreak

By Paul Schmitt

 

Door and Kewaunee County grocers and restaurants are complying with the recommendation of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to throw away any romaine lettuce purchases.  On Tuesday the CDC warned consumers and retailers that at least 32 people in 11 states, including Wisconsin, have gotten sick since October from a strain of E. coli.  Sturgeon Bay Econofoods Store Manager Jon Calhoun says they are taking the food safety alert seriously and offering customers a full refund on romaine lettuce purchases.

 

 

No deaths have been reported yet and no recalls have been issued.  Consumers should avoid all types of romaine lettuce and salad mixes if possibly including romaine, according to the CDC.  Symptoms reported by those eating contaminated lettuce include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting.

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