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Why is Roman lettuce being removed from our tables PP

Submitted by yurigarcia on Tue, 11/27/2018 - 15:11

According to the CDC, 32 people have been infected with E. coli in 11 states between October 8 and October 31st. “The cases in the U.S and another 18 observed in Canada, indicates that the roman lettuce could be the source of the outbreak”, according to a CDC statement. The authorities informed that a person in California died because of the E. coli bacteria, this is linked to the roman lettuce and what has affected 121 people in 25 states. Now, the symptoms to watch out for because of the Escherichia coli (E. coli) live in the intestines. The majority of E. coli are harmless. However, some are dangerous that can cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. According to Mayo clinic, you can be exposed to E. coli that is in the water or with contaminated foods, especially raw vegetables and meat that is not well cooked. 




Nice paragraph. My only suggestion would be to add another sentence before you introduce the quote at the beginning of the paragraph. Maybe you could add a sentence that introduces romaine lettuce as being a cause for the E.coli before adding in a quote. The transition would flow a bit better and would help the introduce the statement from the CDC. Other than that, nice job!

Hi! One suggestion I have is for the sentence  "Now, the symptoms to watch out for because of the Escherichia coli (E. coli) live in the intestines." I think the second sentce could be improved by re-wording it a little. For example "The E. coli live in the intestines and can cause many symptoms".