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Volume 25, Number 8—August 2019

Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Associated with Packaged Leafy Green Salads, United States and Canada, 2015–2016

Julie L. SelfComments to Author , Amanda Conrad, Steven Stroika, Alikeh Jackson, Laura Whitlock, Kelly A. Jackson, Jennifer Beal, Allison Wellman, Marianne K. Fatica, Sally Bidol, Paula Pennell Huth, Meghan Hamel, Kristyn Franklin, Lorelee Tschetter, Christine Kopko, Penelope Kirsch, Matthew E. Wise, and Colin Basler
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J.L. Self, A. Conrad, S. Stroika, L. Whitlock, K.A. Jackson, M.E. Wise, C. Basler); US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland, USA (A. Jackson, J. Beal, A. Wellman, M.K. Fatica); Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Lansing, Michigan, USA (S. Bidol); New York State Department of Health, New York, New York, USA (P. Pennell Huth); Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (M. Hamel, K. Franklin, L. Tschetter); Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ottawa (C. Kopko, P. Kirsch)

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Table 2

Consumption of leafy green salads for patients with outbreak-associated listeriosis, United States, July 5, 2015–January 31, 2016

Leafy green salads consumed No. reported/no. responses (%)
Any leafy green salad 16/16 (100)
Romaine 13/16 (81)
Spinach 10/14 (71)
Packaged salad 13/14 (93)
Packaged salad brand processed at facility A 9/9 (100)

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