Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling all Dole-branded and private label packaged salads described below processed at its Springfield, OH, and Soledad, CA, production facilities containing iceberg lettuce, because of a possible health risk from
Continue Reading Dole, Marketside, President’s Choice, Kroger, other brands of salads recalled for Listeria risk

– Opinion –

I suppose it should not be a surprise. Outbreaks associated with lettuce, specifically the “pre-washed” and “ready-to-eat” varieties, are by no means a new phenomenon. In fact, the frequency with which this
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: 53 sick, 30 hospitalized, 4 with kidney failure and 3 dead

At least 20 people in Wisconsin have E. coli infections that could be linked to an outbreak in Maryland that has been traced to ready-to-eat romaine lettuce salads. Some officials, however, say a specific cause
Continue Reading Officials name romaine in E. coli outbreak in Maryland; other patients in Wisconsin also ate salad

Opinion

“Tropical parasites in our food? No way!” most Americans think.

It’s time to think again.

In May Hawaii’s Department of Health announced three more cases of rat lungworm in recent visitors. Already endemic in
Continue Reading Paradise parasites — Challenges to controlling rat lungworm disease