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Romaine calm: Lettuce warning looms over Thanksgiving dinner


November 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Avoid all romaine lettuce, but don't worry about your turkey.

With two food poisoning outbreaks making headlines before Thanksgiving, the messages about what's safe to eat can be hard to keep straight. Here's what you should know before you sit down for dinner.


On Tuesday, U.S. health officials issued an unusually broad warning against all types of romaine lettuce amid an E. coli outbreak. They asked restaurants and grocers to stop selling it, people to stop eating it and everyone to throw it all out.

Thirty-two illnesses in 11 states have been linke...

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