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An E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce has sickened at least 79 people in 15 states — here’s how to avoid getting sick

Romaine lettuce from California is being linked to a multi-state outbreak of a nasty strain of E. coli. Here's what you can do to minimize your risk.

The foods that are the most likely to make you sick, according to the Centers for Disease Control

The CDC is currently investigating a large recent E. coli outbreak linked with romaine lettuce. Here are the foods that are the most likely to get you sick.
Christine Schindler and Dutch Waanders, co-founders of PathSpot.

The Chipotle E. coli outbreak inspired these 2 engineers to build a device that could quash the spread of foodborne illness

PathSpot uses spectroscopy — the study of the way light interacts with matter — to help determine whether or not there's bacteria on hands. Its founders say that the device could take off in hospitals, restaurants, airports, and schools.

IBM wants to use the technology that underlies bitcoin to help prevent major foodborne outbreaks like salmonella

Walmart and Nestlé will soon use blockchain technology to track food contamination

Chipotle hits its lowest level in more than 4 years

Chipotle's stock price is falling as the company works to overcome customers' worries about foodborne illnesses at the restaurant.

A deadly E. coli outbreak killed 5 people across 4 US states, according to new numbers — but it may finally be safe to eat romaine lettuce again...

Romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, was linked to a multi-state outbreak of a nasty strain of E. coli. Five people have died, according to new CDC numbers. Here's what to know about buying greens.

Washing your romaine lettuce won’t eliminate E. coli — here’s how to minimize your risk during the current outbreak

The CDC says to avoid romaine lettuce due to an E. coli outbreak. In a recent study, researchers found you can't wash E. coli off of lettuce and other greens.

There’s a more disturbing aspect to Chipotle’s E. coli outbreak

Every year, as many as 1 in 6 Americans are sickened by the food they eat.

The CEO who knowingly sold tainted peanuts that killed 9 people got 28 years in prison

Stewart Parnell sold peanut products contaminated with salmonella that sickened hundreds of people.