Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:

– Authorities in Germany recommend to avoid eating sprouts, raw lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers in that country.
-However, the specific contaminated item remains unknown- the above foods are often eaten together, making the investigation difficult.
-As fresh produce is not usually cooked, contamination may have occurred at the farm, at the restaurant or anywhere in between.
-Raw produce has been linked to over 400 outbreaks of foodborne illness since 1990.

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