Farm linked to romaine E.coli outbreak also recalls cauliflower, other lettuce

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The Canadian recall was triggered by a USA recall which came after multiple cases of food poisoning and E. coli contamination from certain lettuce products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce produced by Adam Bros.

The company said none of the recalled products have tested positive for E. coli, but the company was issuing the voluntary recall in cooperation with the FDA out of an abundance of caution. Family Farms, a farm in California, could be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. And the company is asking that all its customers notify the "downline chain of custody" to make sure the recall is full and complete. Farming, Inc. about potential E. coli contamination.

In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis, or obtain permanent kidney damage.

Adam Bros. Farming cauliflower, lettuce recalled due to possible E.Coli contamination
California farm linked to romaine E.coli outbreak recalls cauliflower and lettuce

The packaging on these products does not always include the carton tag number, and shoppers should contact the location where it was sold before consuming.

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in updates this week that they traced the strain back to a reservoir at a farm owned by Adam Bros. Farming, Inc.'s products. Cauliflower was sent to wholesalers in Arizona, California, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania, as well as to Tijuana, Mexico, and Canada.

Consumers are being urged to check red lettuce for code PLU 4075 and green lettuce for code PLU 4076.

Check with your grocer if you bought any red or green leaf lettuce or cauliflower from stores in those states.

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