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 …

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. …