The Public Health Organization of Canada warns that there is another epidemic of E.coli in the country associated with romaine lettuce.
The government has issued a warning on Tuesday afternoon, explaining that since November 20, 18 cases of illness have been confirmed – three in Ontario and 15 in Quebec.
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He said that the residents of the two provinces should avoid eating mandarin lettuce and salad mixtures containing the product until further notice.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a similar warning, advising all Americans to avoid eating lettuce from Romanian.
Canadian people did the disease between October and November. Six had to be hospitalized. One of these cases involved hemolytic-uraemic syndrome, which is a serious case of E.coli.
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"Most of the people in Ontario and Quebec reported eating berry lettuce before their illness," the newspaper said.
Several similar cases of E. coli mushroom infection have been reported in the Canadian provinces in recent months.
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