On Oct. 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shared news of a recent E. coli OH7 outbreak, involving 23 illnesses, that was likely associated with.
Information collected to date indicates that chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region could be contaminated with E. coli OH7 and. To date there have been 43 cases of E. coli caused by contaminated romaine lettuce in 12 states, including Maryland. Sixteen people have been hospitalized. Preliminary information indicates that ill people in Maryland were exposed to romaine lettuce harvested in Salinas, California. FDA has deployed investigators.