California Hit Hard By Romaine Lettuce E Coli OutbreakPennsylvania, California and Idaho have been the hardest hit in a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona.
Lettuce Shortage Hits Bay Area Grocery StoresShoppers who are a big fans of salads, BLTs, or anything avocado are not going to be a fan of the latest news on fresh vegetable prices.
Despite Drought, Plenty Of Gallons Still Needed To Water California’s CropsMost people don't realize how much water it takes to grow their food. For example, to grow one single almond it takes one gallon of water. To grow one head of lettuce it takes three-and-a-half gallons of water. And to grow one walnut, it takes five gallons of water.
Calif. Recalls Romaine Lettuce Over E.Coli ConcernsSome brands of bagged romaine lettuce salads are being recalled due to contamination with a strain of E. coli, according to state health department officials.