CFIA recalls some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli

  • CFIA recalls some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli

CFIA recalls some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli

Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California "out of an abundance of caution" has recalled red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower harvested this year from November 27 through Nov 30 for it may be contaminated with E. Coli O157: H7. On Thursday, the contaminated products were traced back to the USA farm.

The farm said it discovered sediment in a reservoir that tested positive for E.coli from a reservoir near where the produce is grown and water from that reservoir may have come into contact with the produce. It does not include all of Adam Bros. In addition to recalling romaine lettuce and cauliflower, Adams Bros.is also recalling red and green leaf lettuce. Farms in Santa Barbara County tested positive for the bacterial strain, and the owners are co-operating with authorities. Those products were distributed across the country; find identifying product information here. According to the company's website, it only grows vegetables products, including broccoli, cauliflower, celery and various types of lettuce.

The recall was triggered by another recall in the US, which resulted from an investigation into a food-related outbreak of E. coli linked to the consumption of romaine lettuce.

CFIA recalls some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli

'Adam Bros Farming feels a strong commitment to its customers and has worked for years to provide a safe and healthy food supply, ' it said in a statement.

People who bought the lettuce should not eat it, but return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Those winter regions weren't yet shipping when the illnesses began. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. Some cases can be life-threatening, causing kidney failure and seizures.