SANTA MARIA, Calif. E. coli contamination.
In a press release from Adam Bros Farming, Inc., the company said it was voluntarily recalling red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower, harvested from Nov. 27 through Nov. 30.
The company stated that the products did not test positive for E. coli, but were recalled "out of an abundance of caution," [Ecolimatchingthestrainintheoutbreak
Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. said it had not been affected by the recall.
The FDA announced Thursday that investigators found a positive E. coli sample result in an irrigation reservoir on a farm owned by Adam Bros. Farms.
"This bacteria may cause a diarrheal illness from which most healthy adults can recover within a week, "the company said in a press release. Some people may develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly. The condition can lead to serious kidney damage and even death. "
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