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2008-08-22 09:00:10

By Lauren Neergaard Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Consumers worried about salad safety may soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs.

2008-07-29 09:00:00

By Lauran Neergaard Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Could food producers literally squeeze the salmonella out of a jalapeno? Or zap the E.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.