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Only romaine lettuce from certain parts of California is unsafe to eat, federal health officials announced Monday.

The multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections has been traced to the Central Coast regions of California, according to a statement from Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.

“Romaine lettuce that was harvested outside of the Central Coast growing regions of northern and central California does not appear to be related to the current outbreak,” Gottlieb said. “There is no recommendation for consumers or retailers to avoid using romaine harvested from these sources.”

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