A study by German researchers has raised concerns on the microbiological quality of ready-to-eat salad mixes and fresh sprouts.

The three-year research project by the Max Rubner Institute also found the microbiological quality of cucumbers, carrots and mushrooms was good. Mixed lettuce received a good to medium result and herbs
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A Texas subsidiary of California’s Taylor Farms is recalling more than a half ton of H.E.B. brand salads because they do not comply with federal law requiring that seafood, a known allergen, be declared on food labels.

The specific seafood involved is anchovies, which are an ingredient in the company’s
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Freedom, PA-based Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co. Saturday recalled approximately 8,757 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157: H7 from romaine lettuce, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The ready-to-eat salad products were produced from April 9,
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