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Lettuce Named the Likely Culprit for Bloody-Diarrhea Outbreak



Contaminated lettuce is the "probable source" of the E. coli outbreak a few months ago at a Federico's Mexican Food location, according to the county health department.

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health released its report on the investigation of the outbreak, which sickened a total of 94 people, with the main symptom being "bloody diarrhea."

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Matthew Hendley
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