California farm linked to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak recalls more produce

Marcus Newton
December 18, 2018

The packaging on these products does not always include the carton tag number, and shoppers should contact the location where it was sold before consuming.

A California farm tied to the nationwide recall of romaine lettuce is now recalling cauliflower, red leaf lettuce, and green leaf lettuce amid fears of an E. coli outbreak.

Last week, the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that E. coli associated with the romaine lettuce outbreak had been detected in the sediment of a reservoir used to irrigate the farm.

Adam Bros Farming added that none of the filtered, treated water has yet tested positive for E. coli and that all E. coli tests are returning negative.

"This bacteria may cause a diarrheal illness from which most healthy adults can recover completely within a week", the company said in a press release. More severe infections can lead to kidney failure and even death.

A previous version of this story mistakenly said that Health Canada issued the recall.

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The products were imported by Adam Bros. Farming, Inc.'s products.

A man who answered the phone at Adam Bros. Furthermore, Adam Bros. requested that its customers notify the downline chain of custody to ensure a full recall.

The red or green leaf lettuce that was recalled was not distributed to retailers in Arizona.

The affected products were sold from December 3 through the 14.

Red and green leaf lettuce was distributed to wholesalers in CA, CO, OR, TX, PA, WA and Canada; red leaf lettuce only was distributed to a wholesaler in MN and Tijuana, Mexico.

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