Lettuce linked to e-coli outbreak blamed for death in California

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Health officials say someone has died following an e-coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.

The death was reported in California, but there are no other details.

The Center for Disease Control tweeted on Wednesday “E-coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce continues. Do not eat or buy any type of romaine lettuce unless you can confirm it is not from Yuma, Arizona growing region.”

A total of 121 people have gotten sick in 25 states, including in New York.

A total of 14 people have suffered from kidney failure.

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