Bacteria intestinal infection.
WASHINGTON, Nov 21 — the Centre for control and prevention of diseases of the United States (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC) asked the Americans to abandon the consumption of lettuce Romain and restaurants and shops to stop selling them because of an outbreak of infection caused by Escherichia coli.
“CDC recommends that U.S. consumers not to consume Romaine lettuce (romaine lettuce), sellers and restaurants not to serve and not to sell it until then, until we get more information about the outbreak,” — said the warning, posted on the Agency’s website.
According to the CDC, outbreaks caused by the bacterium Escherichia coli strain O157:H7, was identified in eleven US States and two canadian provinces. According to reports, 13 patients in the US needed hospitalization, fatal cases have not yet been.