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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.

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.

2008-08-22 18:00:10

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will allow the sale of fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce treated with radiation to kill bacteria. The New York Times said it is the first time the U.S. government has allowed produce to be irradiated at levels high enough to kill E. coli and salmonella.

2008-08-22 12:00:38

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Brian Kennedy of Grocery Manufacturers Association, +1- 202-639-5994 Technology approved for control of food-borne pathogens in fresh iceberg lettuce and spinach WASHINGTON, Aug.

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2008-08-22 10:10:00

Radiation may be the cure to consumer worries about E. coli and germs on fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce.

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.

2008-08-22 09:00:10

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

2008-08-22 06:00:28

By Julie Schmit The Food and Drug Administration has approved use of irradiation on spinach and lettuce to kill dangerous bacteria, but companies may have a tough time selling the idea to consumers.

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2008-08-05 13:10:00

Tomato growers involved in the latest salmonella food epidemic are looking to be paid for business lost for false implications made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

2008-07-29 09:00:24

By Lisa Ryckman Remember the Disney version of The Sorcerer's Apprentice with Mickey Mouse? The part where Mickey chops up the broom and each piece becomes another broom until there are thousands and thousands of brooms? Diet books are like that.


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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.