The harvest season for romaine lettuce ended April 16 in Yuma, Arizona, but contamination with E. coli has caused five deaths and 197 illnesses. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports, the toll equals the spinach tragedy of 2006. 

For export-ready companies looking to expand beyond North America, there’s assistance from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership program. Seven international shows will be supported as part of the Canada Pavilion Program. 

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