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The Silence of the Salad – Unnamed Orange County Restaurant Sickens Nine with E. coli O157:H7

Romaine lettuce grown in California linked to Canadian outbreak too.

romaineleaves-406.jpgFood Safety News reports that the nine Californian E. coli O157:H7 infections connected to an April romaine lettuce outbreak in Canada all occurred in Orange County, a spokesman for the California Department of Public Health confirmed to Food Safety News Thursday.

The spokesman would not specify the restaurant where the victims are believed to have contracted their infections, but the grower has been identified as Amazing Coachella, Inc.

The health department also confirmed that the lettuce was not shipped anywhere other than California, New Brunswick and Quebec.