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The 2020 Leafy Greens STEC Action Plan presents a three-pronged approach to prevent the contamination of leafy greens. (Photo: Shutterstock) The 2020 Leafy Greens STEC Action Plan presents a three-pronged approach to prevent the contamination of leafy greens. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Reducing romaine lettuce contamination can’t be solved by a single industry or regulatory authority. A recent report by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the findings of an investigation that identified E. coli O157:H7 as the contaminant responsible for three of the largest outbreaks of disease caused by tainted romaine lettuce in 2019, and it determined that the contamination likely came from animal waste on surrounding feedlots that reached lettuce crops.

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