OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 21, 2018 – Farm Boy today announced that it has temporarily stopped the sale of all Romaine lettuce products across its store network until further notice. Farm Boy is responding to a notice from the Public Health Agency of Canada advising all Canadians to not consume Romaine lettuce products due to a risk of E. coli contamination. An investigation is underway. All items containing Romaine lettuce in Farm Boy’s 26 store network are being removed from shelves.
Food safety is Farm Boy’s top priority. Farm Boy will continue to follow the situation closely and take appropriate action to protect the health of its customers.
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Farm Boy fresh market stores have been providing a fun and friendly, fresh market shopping experience for over 36 years with legions of loyal fans in Brantford, Cambridge, Cornwall, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Ottawa, Pickering, Toronto (Etobicoke) and Whitby. Farm Boy currently operates 26 stores in Ontario, all of which are brimming with wholesome, healthy, tasty food choices.