Update: Some Romaine Now Safe To Eat
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Please note, though, that only some lettuces are invited. Romaine lettuce from the Central Coast of California is specifically NOT invited, so please don't let it in. That region appears to be the source of the recent E.coli outbreak, and its bounty cannot presently be trusted: According to FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the "investigation at this point suggests that romaine lettuce associated with the outbreak comes from areas of California that grow romaine lettuce over the summer...


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