Investigators could not confirm romaine lettuce as the source of this outbreak. This is partly because the Wendy’s meals eaten by sick people had many similar ingredients. Additionally, there were no laboratory or traceback data that could confirm romaine lettuce as the source.
The CDC has still not confirmed the source of the outbreak. As of September 1, there are 97 illnesses, 43 hospitalizations and zero deaths. The states involved are Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the details of the E. coli outbreak linked, but not confirmed, to lettuce at Wendy's restaurants in four Midwestern states.
Marler Clark has been retained by 12 victims of the E. coli outbreak linked to lettuce at Wendy’s restaurants.
Dublin, OH-based fast food restaurant Wendy's says it is pulling romaine lettuce from sandwiches in a specific region amid an E. coli outbreak of undetermined source.
The Law Firm of Wapner Newman filed a lawsuit involving the death of an unborn child caused by Listeria. The first-time expectant mother ingested baby spinach made by Fresh Express and sold at Fresh Grocer that, unbeknownst to her, was contaminated with Listeria.
The FDA, along with CDC, and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections in the United States linked to fresh organic strawberries.
The FDA, along with CDC, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, state, and local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections in the United States and Canada potentially linked to fresh organic strawberries branded as FreshKampo and HEB, purchased between March 5, 2022, and April 25, 2022.
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, investigated a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to Dole packaged leafy greens.
According to the CDC, as of February 1, 2022, 17 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 13 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from August 16, 2014 to December 30, 2021 (one case occurred in 2014 and the remaining cases occurred between 2018 and 2021).