Use code TPM for up to 66% off at

News Dec 9, 2019 4:46 AM EST

E. coli forces Fresh Express brand lettuce recall in Canada

More than a dozen have already fallen ill.

E. coli forces Fresh Express brand lettuce recall in Canada
Ali Taghva Montreal, QC

This article was published more than 1 year ago, information might not be up to date.

With Canadians falling ill in Quebec and the eastern provinces the Canadian Food Inspection Agency(CFIA) has recalled Fresh Express brand sunflower crisp chopped kit.

According to the CTV, more than 16 individuals have gotten ill due to E. coli O157:H7 so far.

“Four individuals have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported,” the PHAC notes. “Individuals who became ill are between 11 and 73 years of age. The majority of cases (62 percent) are female.”

The agency is warning consumers not to eat any products that have a best before date leading up to Dec. 7, 2019 with a lot code beginning with the letter ‘Z,’ indicating ‘Salinas’ as a source of Romaine lettuce.

If you have gotten ill after consuming the product, the CFIA recommends you visit your doctor.

Ads by revcontent

Join and support independent free thinkers!

We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.

Support The Post Millennial