Lettuce salmonella outbreak grows with over 54 cases

HEALTH experts are expecting more people to become ill after a series of salmonella poisoning cases in Victoria linked to lettuces sold by major retailers.

Some 54 people have been diagnosed with salmonella poisoning in recent weeks, their cases linked to leafy greens from Tripod Farmers near Melbourne.

The company has withdrawn more than 20 products from sale nationally, some stocked by Woolworths and Coles.

Victorian Health's Dr Finn Roberts told the ABC he expected more people to develop symptoms.

The recalled products are:

Wash N Toss Watercress, 100g, Best Before 14/02/2016

Wash N Toss Sorrel, 50g, Best Before 14/02/2016

Wash N Toss Baby Cos, 100g, Best Before 14/02/2016

Wash N Toss Baby Spinach, 100g, Best Before 14/02/2016

Wash N Toss Salad Mix, 100g, Best Before 14/02/2016

Wash N Toss Wild Rocket, 100g, Best Before 14/02/2016

Wash N Toss Kale, 100g, Best Before 14/02/2016

Woolworths Baby Spinach, 100g Best Before 10/02/2016

Woolworths Baby Rocket, 100g, Best Before 10/02/2016

Woolworths Gourmet Mix, 100g, Best Before 10/02/2016

Coles Australian Baby Spinach, 60g, Best Before 11/02/2016

Coles Australian Baby Rocket, 60g, Best Before 11/02/2016

Coles Australian Baby Rocket, 120g Best Before 11/02/2016

Coles Australian Spinach & Rocket, 120g Best Before 11/02/2016

Coles Australian Baby Spinach, 120g, Best Before 11/02/2016

Coles Australian 4 Leaf Salad, 120g Best Before 11/02/2016

Coles Australian 4 Leaf Salad, 200g Best Before 11/02/2016

Supa Salad Supamix, 180g, Best Before 14/02/2016



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