E. coli outbreak linked to California romaine lettuce expands with more than 100 ill

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Romaine lettuce recallFederal health officials are continuing to warn consumers to not eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, California.

More than 100 people in 23 states have been infected with a strain of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce harvested in the California growing region, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.

The CDC said in an update that an additional 35 illnesses have been reported since Nov. 26 when there were 67 cases in 19 states.

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