Today we learned about the recent E. Coli outbreak in Romaine lettuce. E. Coli is a bacteria found in raw meat, however, it can also be spread to vegetables and other crops through irrigation water. You may have seen the warnings in the grocery store. The outbreak caused a gastrointestinal foodborne illnesses that takes between two and eight days to show symptoms after eating the affected food. The first case of the Romaine outbreak was reported on September 24th and the last one was luckily reported on November 18th. We are glad that's over!