Canada requires romaine lettuce from parts of California to be tested for E. coliChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 6, 2020
To mitigate risk in the event of another outbreak this fall, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is implementing temporary import measures aimed at preventing contaminated food from entering the marketplace.
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CFIA is working closely and collaboratively with the US Food and Drug Administration to identify and respond to any potential outbreaks, and continues to put in place effective preventive controls.
The testing applies to romaine lettuce as well as mixed salads containing romaine, and will be required until December 31, 2020. ■