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2009-03-02 09:00:00

BEIJING, March 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com ( http://www.himfr.com/hot-products/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, recommends five kinds of foods to eat in spring. Cherry: Cherry ( http://www.himfr.com/buy-cherry/ ) has rich nutrition; its iron content is particularly prominent, which is 20 times that of an apple ( http://www.himfr.com/buy-apple/ ), pear ( http://www.himfr.com/buy-pear/ ), or orange, ranking...

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2009-01-08 07:35:00

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is desperately trying to locate the cause of an outbreak of salmonella food poisoning that has made 388 people sick across 42 states.So, far 18 percent of them have reported seeking hospital treatment, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday.The CDC believes the outbreak began in September; the Department of Agriculture, state health officials and the Food and Drug Administration are also involved with the investigation.Poultry, cheese and...

2008-09-26 03:00:25

By O'Rourke, Morgan The FDA initially blamed the recent salmonella outbreak on tomatoes. Then jalapenos. Now, no one knows how it began. And they likely never will. In a food contamination mystery that stretched throughout the spring and summer, more than 1,300 people in 43 states, the District of Colombia and Canada were sickened in what has been called the largest food-borne outbreak in the last decade, surpassing the almost 700 salmonella cases from contaminated peanut butter in late...

2008-09-22 00:00:11

ALTHOUGH we are constantly reminded about what foods are bad for us, many of us don't actually know what we should be eating to help keep our bodies in prime condition, and specifically how to maintain healthy sight. Research reveals that more than half of Brits place little importance on foods that affect their eyesight, a figure which increases to nearly two thirds when it comes to 18 to 34-year-olds. These findings are surprising, given that "bad nutrition" was the second most popular...

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2008-08-29 08:30:00

A salmonella scare that swept through the U.S. appears to be over, according to federal health officials. The unusual strain sickened 1,400 people and put 286 in the hospital. Federal authorities said jalapeno and Serrano peppers from Mexico were the main source of the outbreak. Critics point to the outbreak as a growing need for monitoring fresh fruits and vegetables. "It appears that this outbreak is over," said Dr. Robert Tauxe of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

2008-08-27 03:00:43

Consumers worried about salad safety soon may be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs. The Food and Drug Administration will issue a new regulation today allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that step. It doesn't excuse dirty produce, warned Dr. Laura Tarantino, the FDA's chief of food additive safety. Farms and processors still must follow rules to keep the greens as clean as possible - and consumers,...

2008-08-26 09:00:59

By LAURAN NEERGAARD Farms and processors still must follow standard rules for cleanliness. 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. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday will issue a new regulation allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that extra step, a long-awaited move amid increasing outbreaks from raw produce. It doesn't...

2008-08-26 03:00:10

By MCT WASHINGTON (MCT) - After two years of nearly constant food-borne illness outbreaks and recalls of everything from tainted peanut butter to tons of hamburger meat the Food and Drug Administration's decision last week to allow the irradiation of lettuce and spinach to kill dangerous bacteria didn't surprise anyone in the food industry. Nor did it solve a long-simmering debate over whether the agency's penchant for prescribing such technical fixes to biological problems makes sense....

2008-08-23 03:00:07

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - Consumers worried about salad safety might soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs. The Food and Drug Administration today will issue a regulation allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that extra step, a long-awaited move amid increasing outbreaks from raw produce. It doesn't excuse dirty produce, warned Laura Tarantino, the FDA's chief of food additive...

2008-08-22 18:00:33

By Lauran Neergaard 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. The Food and Drug Administration today will issue a regulation allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that extra step, a long- awaited move amid increasing outbreaks from raw produce. It doesn't excuse dirty produce, warned Dr. Laura Tarantino, FDA's chief of food additive safety....


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.