California farm linked to E. coli outbreak recalls cauliflower, lettuce

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It says the recall was triggered by one in the US, which resulted from an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.

Farming, Inc.in Santa Maria said Thursday that it is voluntarily recalling red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower that was harvested from November 27 to November 30.

Sediment from a reservoir near where the produce was grown tested positive for E. coli O157:H7.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of certain types of cauliflower and lettuce due to possible E. coli contamination.

Fifty-nine people across 15 states in the U.S and the District of Columbia have fallen ill since October - up seven since last week - and the outbreak has also been linked to reported cases in Canada. A full list of recalled lot numbers can be found here. It does not include all of Adam Bros.

Filtered and treated water from the reservoir may have come in contact with the product after it was harvested.

Federal health officials advised the public not to eat romaine lettuce that is from the California counties of Monterey San
E coli investigation leads to recall of US cauliflower, lettuce in Canada

This bacteria may cause a diarrheal illness from which most healthy adults can recover completely within a week.

The affected products were sold from December 3 through December 14. More severe infections can lead to kidney failure and even death.

Out of an abundance of caution, Giant Eagle promptly removed the products from its produce department. Farming, Inc.'s products.

Recalled red and green leaf lettuce was sent to wholesalers in California, Colorado, Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington state.

The FDA asked producers and distributors of romaine lettuce to begin labeling their products with the harvest location and harvest date.

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