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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.
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.
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.
The following is a statement from William D. Marler, Esq.: There is presently an outbreak of a Salmonella strain known as Saintpaul that has made more than 1,250 people sick in forty-three states, put 228 in hospitals, and contributed to the deaths of two elderly men.
By Lindsay, James A The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, especially when it comes to leafy greens and other fresh produce, like tomatoes and green onions. Millions of people eat tons of fresh greens, such as spinach and lettuce, each year in perfect safety.
The latest outbreak of salmonella poisoning has proved devilishly hard to contain. The source remains a mystery: Investigators at first blamed fresh tomatoes; more recently, they have focused on jalapeno peppers and possibly cilantro.
By Jennifer Gish, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 19--Mike Ryan, vice president of W.F. Ryan Produce in Colonie, doesn't want to be one to say "I told you so" when it came to the tomato scare, but he did.
THE government officials who are supposed to protect America's food supply are not certain what has made almost 1,000 people ill in the last three months. At first it was raw tomatoes that appeared to be tainted with a rare form of salmonella.
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Think of your favorite recipe for salsa. Three common ingredients now are suspects in the salmonella poisonings that have become the nation's largest foodborne outbreak in at least a decade.And therein lies the frustration.
Produce other than tomatoes is being examined by U.S. officials stymied in their efforts to find the source of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 869 Americans.
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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