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Settlements reached with Dole in E. coli cases

According to the Associated Press, the lawsuits stemming from the E. coli outbreak that was traced to bags of Dole prepackaged lettuce have been settled.

Last fall, the state Department of Health said there were 17 confirmed cases of E. coli and eight hospitalizations. Laboratory tests confirmed E. coli bacteria was found in two bags of Dole prepackaged lettuce. The affected Dole products were recalled.

The amounts of the settlements were not disclosed. It is not clear whether more lawsuits are pending.

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