The FDA just issued a massive recall for romaine lettuce sent to the Carolinas due to potential E. Coli contamination.
According to an official statement, the recalled lettuce is “labeled with a packed on date of 10/15/2020 or 10/16/2020, due to possible contamination with E. Coli 0157:H7. Packages contain a single head of romaine lettuce with the UPC number 0-27918-20314-9.”
— U.S. FDA Recalls (@FDArecalls) November 9, 2020
A total of 3,396 cartons of the now recalled lettuce was shipped to both North Carolina and South Carolina and surrounding states.
The FDA now recommends that consumers throw away or return any products listed above. Before consuming any questionable meet, be sure to test for E. Coli with at-home testing strips available here.
Consumers with questions or concerns may call the Tanimura & Antle Consumer Hotline at 877-827-7388 Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.