The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted its consumer advisory to avoid romaine lettuce from the Salinas growing region, which was in place due to recent E.coli outbreaks associated with romaine lettuce. The FDA and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been tracking three romaine-linked outbreaks, all of which are now declared over.

Sonia Salas

In light of the 2018 and 2019 E.coli O157:H7 outbreaks, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will be hosting a town hall meeting to explain the intent of a longitudinal environmental research study in California; identify leafy green growers interested in advancing what is currently known in food safety; and share details about grower participation in a research project with FDA.

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Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Time:  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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