CDC: Throw out your romaine lettuce

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The CDC says the new information comes Alaskans suffering from E. coli who ate whole head romaine lettuce from the Yuma region.

Romaine lettuce: Things things to know more about the latest E.Coli outbreak that has spread across 11 countries, exactly what exactly the CDC says concerning this, and also the reason why your salads may be the cause of it.

"Ill people in Alaska reported eating lettuce from whole heads of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region", the CDC stated. No Texans have been affected and no deaths have been reported, but the health effects of this particular strain seem to be particularly nasty, which is part of the reason behind the expanded warning.

The warning stated that restaurants and retailers "should not serve or sell any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region". The agency advises that the public should throw out any romaine lettuce if you're uncertain about where it was grown.

"Most people reported eating a salad at a restaurant, and romaine lettuce was the only common ingredient identified among the salads eaten", the CDC said. As of yet, the infected states include: Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, Missouri, Louisiana, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Washington and Alaska.

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State and local health officials are continuing to interview sick people to ask about the foods they ate and other exposures before they became ill.

Most people recover within 1 week. That's why the CDC is now urging Americans to throw out any romaine they have purchased unless they can confirm it is not from the Yuma area. 5 folks have grown a kind of kidney failure, hemolytic uremic syndrome even though you will find fatalities.

EDMONTON-Alberta officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli that has sickened 34 people, including 11 who were hospitalized and one person who seems to have died from the bacteria.

HUS develops about 7 days after symptoms first appear, when diarrhea is improving.

You can see the CDC's release Friday and previous releases here.