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Fifty-eight people across the United States and Canada have likely become ill from a strain of E. coli bacteria and Canadian officials are advising people to refrain from eating the leafy green until further notice, an article on the Consumer Reports website says. On Thursday, Dec. 28, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that 17 illnesses from E. coli infection had been reported in 13 different states: California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington.
If you’re looking for an illustration of the internet’s tendency to wind itself around a whipping pole of pointless debate, consider the high-pitched rivalry between cat and dog people. Whose gifs are cuter? Whose anecdotes are more precious? In the case of some ridiculous costume, whose unwilling pet wore it better? And, in which owners are projecting their own insecurities, which is smarter?