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Wellness Wednesday: Leafy Greens And E. Coli

Romaine lettuce
Marco Verch

Between 2006-2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracked at least 46 multistate E. coli outbreaks traced back to romaine lettuce and other leafy greens.

Despite efforts from growers and in Washington to prevent contamination, studies show greens remain one of the leading causes of food poisoning.

Today on All Sides With Ann Fisher: food safety and more.


  • Kevin Loria, science journalist, Consumer Reports
  • Jamie Kopf, senior editor, University of California, BerkeleyWellness.com
  • Lauren T. Southerland, MD, associate professor, department of emergency medicine, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

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