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It was the Lettuce!

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If onions could high-five that's exactly what they'd be doing right now in scenic Oxnard. Less than a week ago all eyes were on Boskovich Farms, who despite claiming that the FDA hadn't come calling to investigate, still seemed guilty since they provide a good deal of the green onions that Taco Bell uses. The veggies were being accused of being the cause of the E.coli that had made dozens of east coast fast food diners ill.

Today we hear that the Center for Disease Control has changed its mind and is now blaming the lettuce for the bringing people down with the sickness.

Interviews with patients and other work led them to believe that lettuce was the probable culprit, health officials said. "That I would say is the most likely vehicle. I would warn we are not done with the investigation," Dr. Christopher Braden, a medical epidemiologist with the CDC, told reporters. - AP

The investigators admitted that high on the list of suspects were the cheddar cheese and the always suspicious ground beef.Photo by
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