The Romaine E. Coli Outbreak – In a Nutshell
E. coli is one of the deadliest forms of food poisoning. Once contracted, it can cause kidney failure, seizures, and even breathing problems. Swallowing a small amount of E. coli, even just a bite, can lead to a severe bacterial infection.
So, when a New Jersey Panera Bread restaurant started receiving complaints of E. coliillnesses just last month, it led to a growing concern that there was something really wrong happening. Then, more and more states began to have reports of similar illnesses.