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E. coli lawyers at Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, have filed a lawsuit on behalf of St. Louis woman who allegedly contracted E.
Two years ago, the producer of fresh salads and field fresh commodity vegetables partnered with Nunhems, the vegetable seed business of Bayer CropScience,
Breeding lines prove dieback resistant, show improved shelf life.
BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta announced today the signing of agreements to acquire two U.S.-based lettuce seed companies: Synergene Seed & Technology, Inc. and Pybas Vegetable Seed Co., Inc.
A Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) expert offers up the skinny on lettuce â€“ eat lots of it, but try to choose the most nutritious variety and watch what you put on it.
U.S. scientists say they are experimenting with ultraviolet light-emitting diodes to create darker, redder lettuce that is rich in antioxidants Plant physiologists led by Steve Britz of the U.S.
Salad dressing aside, a pile of spinach has more nutritional value than a wedge of iceberg lettuce. That's because darker colors in leafy vegetables are often signs of antioxidants that are thought to have a variety of health benefits.
The lettuce cut and packaged for food service and salad mixes is an increasingly important component of the produce industry. Lettuce is highly perishable, and the cutting required in processing further shortens its shelf life.
Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...
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