Food safety investigation: outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada, as well as the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Food and Drug Administration, to investigate an outbreak of E. coli infections in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and several U.S. states.
- End of restrictions
- Amendment to the letterhead required with imported romaine lettuce harvested in California (USA) and salads from all of the USA
- Restrictions on imported romaine lettuce harvested in parts of California (USA) and salads from all of the USA
- Notice to industry: Advice on romaine lettuce
- Government of Canada actions in response to the United States Food and Drug Administration statement on the current romaine lettuce E. coli O157 outbreak investigation
- Statement from the Deputy Chief Food Safety Officer
- Public Health Notice – Outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce
End of restrictions
The CFIA is no longer restricting the import of romaine lettuce and salads containing romaine lettuce originating from California. Proof of origin in no longer required.
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