The agricultural sector lost more than $280 million as a result of the Nov. 2018 E. coli incident in romaine lettuce, according to a report published by the University of California at Davis.

According to the study, processors and shippers lost an estimated $20.6 million as a result of having to pull harvested product from the supply chain and another $37.3 million as a result of product that could not be harvested or sold.

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