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Event Type General News - Food - Medicine - Health  Date Time 2020-06-10 21:44:00 
Country CA  City Ottawa 
Latitude 45.422  Longitude -75.697 
URL https://factcheck.afp.com/romaine-lettuce-targeted-canada-food-safety-hoax     
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[AFP] CANADA - Romaine Lettuce Targeted In Canada Food Safety Hoax

"An article shared more than 17,000 times on Facebook claims that Canadian authorities advise against eating romaine lettuce after an outbreak of E. coli throughout the country was traced to Costco. This is false; there is no ongoing recall of romaine lettuce in Canada, authorities and a Costco web page confirm. The websites pushing the information have been debunked by AFP several times for similar hoaxes."

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