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Romaine lettuce sales are down more than $71 million so far this year as the industry has been pummeled with food-poisoning outbreaks - and things are about to get worse

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Romaine lettuce sales are down by more than $71 million so far in 2018, according to Nielsen data.
In April, the FDA linked romaine lettuce to an E. coli outbreak that left five people dead and sickened at least 210.
The E. coli outbreak sent romaine lettuce sales plummeting more than 40% in the weeks after the CDC told people to throw away all types of romaine.
On Tuesday, the CDC announced there is a new E. coli outbreak linked to romaine - and sales are set to drop once again as people toss their lettuce leading up to Thanksgiving Day.
Romaine lettuce has had a horrific 2018.
In April...
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Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery-store habits

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery-store habits

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The CDC recommended on Tuesday that Americans avoid all forms of romaine lettuce.
At least 32 people in 11 states have been infected with E. coli after consuming romaine - but the source of the outbreak is unknown.
Leafy greens - especially those sold prewashed - are one of the riskiest foods when it comes to food poisoning.
Leafy greens - specifically romaine lettuce - are under the microscope as another food-poisoning outbreak sweeps the United States.
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that Americans avoid any form of romaine lettuce. According to the...
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E. coli outbreak 2018: Everything to know about the bacteria behind the illnesses

E. coli outbreak 2018: Everything to know about the bacteria behind the illnesses

5 monthes ago   |   By ABC

The CDC has issued a warning not to eat romaine lettuce after a dangerous E. coli outbreak.
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No Romaine Lettuce Is Safe To Eat, CDC Warns Consumers

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

E. coli in romaine lettuce is back. The CDC has issued a warning for people not to consume any romaine lettuce from any source as it investigates another illness outbreak tied to the leafy green.
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