Make Our Food Safe
05/18/2010

"Pre-cut lettuce is suspected cause of food poisoning outbreak "

The Washington Post | Lyndsey Layton

"It's convenient and popular, a healthy option for harried shoppers. But bagged lettuce suspected of causing a multi-state outbreak of E. coli illness raises new questions about whether pre-cut produce is riskier than whole vegetables.

The outbreak, which involves romaine lettuce cut up and distributed in bags to 23 states and the District, is the latest in a string of recent food poisoning cases involving pre-shredded leafy greens..."

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