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April 2018

Update on Romaine Lettuce – E. coli Outbreak.

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Dear Daylight Customer,

 

RE: Update on Romaine Lettuce – E. coli Outbreak.

 

Based on new information, CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover All Types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. This warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, in addition to chopped romaine and salads and salad mixes containing romaine.

 

https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html

 

At this time no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified.

 

Please be assured, at this time all of our current supplies of Romaine lettuce are out of Salinas, California growing area. We have been shipping only California grown Romaine Lettuce of 4/15/18.

 

This investigation is ongoing, and CDC will provide updates when more information is available and we will continue to update our customers as information comes in.

 

Feel free to call us with any questions regarding this outbreak on our customer service line 408.284.7300.

 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Daylight Foods, Inc

 

Quality Assurance Team

 

RE: Chopped Romaine – E. coli Outbreak.

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Dear Daylight Customers,

RE: Chopped Romaine – E. coli Outbreak.

The Center for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) issued a broad scale public health notice indicating that chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma, AZ growing region could be contaminated with Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O157:H7.
https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html

At this time, no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified. Daylight has done its due diligence in verifying from its suppliers if our lots are affected.

Please see attached letter of Assurance from our chopped romaine suppliers (Taylor Farms) stating that our lots are not affected.

UPDATE: Out of abundance of caution Daylight Foods is not shipping any Chopped Romaine starting tonight.

This investigation is ongoing, and CDC will provide updates when more information is available and we will continue to update our customers as information comes in.

Feel free to call us with any questions regarding this outbreak on our customer service line 408.284.7300.

Sincerely,

Daylight Foods, Inc

Quality Assurance Team