Esaki’s Produce disputes health warning

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Earl Kashiwagi of Esaki’s Produce looks over romaine lettuce that arrived in the firm’s Kapaa warehouse Tuesday afternoon.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Earl Kashiwagi checks out a carton of romaine lettuce that was unloaded at Esaki’s Produce in Kapaa Tuesday afternoon.

KAPAA — Contrary to the recommendations by health officials, Earl Kashiwagi of Esaki’s Produce said the romaine lettuce being brought in by the biggest produce wholesaler on the island is pretty safe to eat.

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