CFIA Responds to U.S. FDA statement on investigation into romaine lettuce linked to E. coli infections

Published November 26, 2018

LAST UPDATED: JAN. 22, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is no longer restricting the import of romaine lettuce and salads containing romaine lettuce originating from California.

Click here to learn about all actions that the CFIA has taken with respect to their investigation into the recent outbreak of E. coli O157 that has resulted in cases of illness in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and several U.S. states.

Click here for the latest update on the related public health notice to consumers from the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Click here for the latest information on this investigation from the United States Food and Drug Administration.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can reach out to Lauren van den Berg, Restaurants Canada National Vice President, Government Affairs, at Lauren@restaurantscanada.org or David Lefebvre, Restaurants Canada Vice President, Federal and Quebec, at DLefebvre@restaurantscanada.org.

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