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Spring 2010: A bad stretch for produce

Certain times of year are associated with increased prevalence of foodborne disease–most notably, E. coli O157:H7 during summer months.  Springtime, to the author’s knowledge at least, has not had any such specific association with a particular pathogen or particular food problem, which is why it was so striking to watch the events of April and… Continue Reading

Organicgirl Recalls Spinach for Salmonella

organicgirl Produce announced yesterday that the company was recalling baby spinach for potential Salmonella contamination. According to a company press release, the 336 cases of recalled 10 ounce organicgirl Baby Spinach with an expired Use-by Date of May 22 and a Product Code 11A061167 were distributed in Alabama, north Carolina, Oregon, Wisconsin, Arizona, and California…. Continue Reading