Public Health Notice - Outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce

This update reflects three additional illnesses that have been reported in the outbreak since our last update on November 29, 2018. In Canada, there are now 27 illnesses under investigation. The Public Health Agency of Canada continues to advise residents in the affected provinces of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick to avoid eating romaine lettuce and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce, unless consumers can identify that the romaine lettuce being purchased did not come from an affected growing region in California outlined on the U.S. FDA’s website

Additional Communication Regarding E. coli Outbreak in Romaine Lettuce

Here is  additional information regarding E. Coli Outbreak in Romaine lettuce sharing by our partner, the CPMA (Canadian Produce Marketing Association). To be sure that you get it, we are forwarding it to you.

Communication supplémentaire concernant l'éclosion d’infections à E. coli associées à la laitue romaine

Voici des informations complémentaires que nous a partagées notre partenaire, l'ACDFL (Association canadienne de la distribution des fruits et légumes). Afin d'être certains qu'elles vous parviennent, nous vous les transmettons.

Welcome to Ian Routhier (Krops Imports) on the QPMA board of directors

The QPMA is happy to welcome Mr. Ian Routhier (Krops Imports) to its Board of Directors. His entry was sealed at the special meeting held on Friday, November 2, 2018